blamed blamed  /b ˈleɪmd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) expletives used informally as intensifiers

Usage(s):

  1. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned the attacks which have been blamed on Saudi-born Osama bin Laden.
  2. Meanwhile, Reich's own mental state became increasingly suspect when he blamed UFOs for a deadly counter-energy and said red fascists were out to get him.

News

  1. EXCLUSIVE: Jailed filmmaker vows to finish film wrongly blamed for Benghazi attack

    He was thrust into the international spotlight - and then jail - after the White House wrongly blamed him for the Benghazi attack last September which left the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three others dead, but Egyptian filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula told FoxNews.com he loves America and went out of his way to avoid any criticism of the Obama administration.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Lightning blamed for explosion at Jourdanton plant

    JOURDANTON, Texas -- A lightning strike is being blamed for a explosion and fire at a salt water disposal plant located about 15 miles south of Jourdanton on Friday night. No injuries were reported. Highway 16 was shut down for several hours as firefighters worked to contain a blaze at the San Miguel Salt Water Plant. Atascosa County authorities said the explosion was first reported around 7:15 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

  3. Lightning Blamed For Small Fires In Dinosaur National Monument

    Lightning is being blamed for starting a handful of fires near the Dinosaur National Monument.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS Denver

Quotes

  1. Cantor said he has received other threats during his time in Congress "not only because of my position, but also because I'm Jewish. I've never blamed anyone in this body for that, period."
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Eric Cantor Source: NPR (blog)

  2. "She has not blamed others for her problems and is growing up very quickly, albeit in the heat of the media spotlight," Lionel Richie told Usmagazine.com. "My father taught me to stand straight and take whatever punishment or hardships were...
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Lionel Richie Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I wanted to be out pretty bad," Jackson said. "Things were going bad. I was getting blamed for everything."
    on Nov 17, 2009 By: Stephen Jackson Source: Toronto Star

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