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blame game


a readiness or tendency to assign responsibility for a misdeed

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blame game

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The reciprocal process of assigning blame; ritual exchange of accusations: Charles was the clear loser in the royal blame game (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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