Definitions for finger-pointing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finger-pointing, fingerpointing(noun)

    the imputation of blame

    "they want all the finger-pointing about intelligence failures to stop"

Wiktionary

  1. finger-pointing(Noun)

    The making of accusations, the assigning of blame.

  2. Origin: From to point one's finger at "to accuse, to assign blame to".

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi:

    Finger pointing around this tragedy serves no purpose other than election year politics.

  2. Carissa Christensen:

    There's a huge, huge question about the cause of this failure, not from a point of view of finger-pointing, but for understanding if we should expect new vehicles to operate reliably from the beginning.

  3. Carissa Christensen:

    There’s a huge, huge question about the cause of this failure, not from a point of view of finger-pointing, but for understanding if we should expect new vehicles to operate reliably from the beginning.

  4. Shyam Saran:

    No one man is in charge. It’s a negotiating team, sometimes the India team does get preoccupied by having to fend off all these attacks, but they will not buckle under finger pointing from a small group of Western countries.

  5. Dee Milligan-Bott:

    I certainly don't want our dog shows, the places we work so hard to get to, (to) become a ground of finger-pointing and suspicion, i therefore need you all to know that we can't, and we won't think this was an act of another exhibitor. If we thought this we couldn't go.


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