Definitions for blame

Definitions for (noun) blame

Main entry: rap, blame

Definition: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

Usage: he took the blame for it; it was a bum rap

Main entry: incrimination, inculpation, blame

Definition: an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed

Usage: his incrimination was based on my testimony; the police laid the blame on the driver

Definitions for (verb) blame

Main entry: blame, charge

Definition: attribute responsibility to

Usage: We blamed the accident on her; The tragedy was charged to her inexperience

Main entry: fault, blame

Definition: put or pin the blame on

Main entry: blame, pick, find fault

Definition: harass with constant criticism

Usage: Don't always pick on your little brother

Definitions for (adj) blame

Main entry: damn, damned, darned, deuced, infernal, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, blame, blamed, blasted, blessed

Definition: expletives used informally as intensifiers

Usage: he's a blasted idiot; it's a blamed shame; a blame cold winter; not a blessed dime; 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; a deuced idiot; an infernal nuisance

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