blameshift

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • blame shift

Etymology[edit]

blame +‎ shift

Verb[edit]

blameshift (third-person singular simple present blameshifts, present participle blameshifting, simple past and past participle blameshifted)

  1. (biblical) To blame another for one's own wrong-doing. Blameshifting can be caused by pointing the finger at another when trying to save one's skin.