blame blame  /b ˈleɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
  2. (n) a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
  3. (v) put or pin the blame on
  4. (v) harass with constant criticism
  5. (v) attribute responsibility to
  6. (adj) expletives used informally as intensifiers

Usage(s):

  • I don't blame John McCain for not rounding up enough Republican votes to get this bailout bill through the House of Representatives--he's not a member of the House, he's never held .

News

  1. Mahan can blame 15 for lost US Open

    Mahan can blame 15 for lost US Open
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Economists Blame Fed for Higher Bond Yields

    Who's to blame for the sharp rise in long-term interest rates of recent weeks? Economists have their fingers out and they're pointing at the Federal Reserve.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

  3. Chicago Blackhawks: Don't Blame Game 2 Loss on Brandon Bollig

    The Chicago Blackhawks head to Boston looking at what amounts to be a five-game series for the 2013 Stanley Cup. Just remember to spread the blame around after the 'Hawks dropped Game 2 Saturday night. Don't toss Chicago forward Brandon Bollig under the bus for a 2-1 overtime loss to the Bruins. Let's not sugarcoat Bollig 's role in the loss. He did fail to come up with a puck along the boards ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Those "who seek to sow conflict, or blame their society's ills on the West, know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy," Obama said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. He said: "There is only one person to blame for this whole situation, and that is me. It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Jesse James Source: The Sun

  3. Senator Obama said: "It's time we had a president who doesn't deny our problems or blame the American people for them, but takes responsibility and provides the leadership to solve them."
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Phil Gramm Source: NEWS.com.au

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