Definition of point an accusing finger at
- The governor pointed an accusing finger at the legislature for failing to approve her budget.
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
: directing blame or responsibility toward someone or something
: any of the five terminating members of the hand : a digit of the forelimb
: something that resembles a finger
: a part of a glove into which a finger is inserted
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