the finger of blame/suspicion

Definition of the finger of blame/suspicion

  1. —used with words such as point or direct to say that someone is being blamed or suspected He was shocked to realize that the finger of suspicion was now pointed at him.

Word by Word Definitions

fingerplay
  1. :  any of the five terminating members of the hand :  a digit of the forelimb

    :  one other than the thumb

    :  something that resembles a finger

  1. :  to touch or feel with the fingers

    :  to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

    :  to play (as notes or chords) with a specific fingering

blameplay
  1. :  to find fault with :  censure

    :  to hold responsible

    :  to place responsibility for

  1. :  an expression of disapproval or reproach :  censure

    :  a state of being blameworthy :  culpability

    :  fault, sin

suspicionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of suspecting something wrong without proof or on slight evidence :  mistrust

    :  a state of mental uneasiness and uncertainty :  doubt

    :  a barely detectable amount :  trace

  1. :  suspect


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