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 blame blame

noun

  • ( ) an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed  ( blame, incrimination, inculpation )
    an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
     his incrimination was based on my testimony
    his incrimination was based on my testimony
     the police laid the blame on the driver
    the police laid the blame on the driver
  • ( ) a reproach for some lapse or misdeed  ( blame, rap )
    a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
     he took the blame for it
    he took the blame for it
     it was a bum rap
    it was a bum rap
  • adj

  • expletives used informally as intensifiers  ( blame, blamed, blasted, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal )
    expletives used informally as intensifiers
     he's a blasted idiot
    he's a blasted idiot
     it's a blamed shame
    it's a blamed shame
     a blame cold winter
    a blame cold winter
     not a blessed dime
    not a blessed dime
     I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
     he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
     a deuced idiot
    a deuced idiot
     an infernal nuisance
    an infernal nuisance
  • verb

  • ( ) put or pin the blame on  ( blame, fault )
    put or pin the blame on
  • ( ) harass with constant criticism  ( blame, find fault, pick )
    harass with constant criticism
     Don't always pick on your little brother
    Don't always pick on your little brother
  • ( ) attribute responsibility to  ( blame, charge )
    attribute responsibility to
     We blamed the accident on her
    We blamed the accident on her
     The tragedy was charged to her inexperience
    The tragedy was charged to her inexperience


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