finger–pointing

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noun fin·ger–point·ing \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌpȯin-tiŋ\

Definition of finger–pointing

  1. :  the act of making explicit and often unfair accusations of blame

1914

First Known Use of finger–pointing

1914


FINGER–POINTING Defined for English Language Learners

finger–pointing

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noun fin·ger–point·ing \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌpȯin-tiŋ\

Definition of finger–pointing for English Language Learners

  • : the act of blaming someone for a problem instead of trying to fix or solve it

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