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point the finger

Slang definitions & phrases for point the finger

point the finger

verb phrase

To accuse or vilify: Don't be too quick to point the finger in his case

[1829+; the dated instance refers to the finger of scorn]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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