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'You're melting my ice cream!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who blames their neighbors, coworkers, and/or parents for anything and everything that is wrong in the world. v. To lay blame on someone for something which is obviously beyond their control and influence.

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Scapegoad

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: SKAIP goad

Sentence: Lam finally realized that her boyfriend basically just enjoyed picking fights for no reason. Most of them revolved around her supposed failure to care about health, the environment, or other people. He scapegoaded her for the size of his OWN butt (it was her fault because she bought snacks with trans-fats). It was because of her that his elderly mother was unhappy ("She's lonely and you don't pay enough attention to her when she talks about all her aches and digestive problems"). He scapegoaded her for using too much hot water when she took a nice long hot shower ("wasteful and bad for the environment," he said). But once, when they stayed in a hotel, he took lots of long hot showers, and it was then that she realized that he just wanted to make sure there was enough hot water for HIM! She had the last laugh, though, when she decided to break up with him. She donated his beloved car to Aid for the Ancient. When he arrived home to find it gone, she said cheerfully, "I knew you wouldn't mind because I KNOW how much you care about helping old people. And an added bonus is that it's really good for the environment AND your health if you drive less and bike more!"

Etymology: scapegoat (to single out a person for unmerited blame or negative treatment) + goad (to harass, nag, antagonize)

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good one... - Nosila, 2010-06-29: 19:23:00

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Attributt

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: āt'rə-bŭt'

Sentence: "You're such an attributt," Georg whined. Inga had just finished explaining why he was responsible for the rainstorm that soaked them as they dashed from their car to the bistro, and for the lack of nearby parking spots.

Etymology: 'attri,' var. of Atra, trade name for late 20th century shaving device; 'butt,' any of several flatfishes, esp. the halibut; literally, 'attributt' is 'to shave one's halibut.'

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worth a vote for the etymology alone!! - galwaywegian, 2008-04-24: 07:20:00

What can I say? lol Good word. - Mustang, 2008-04-24: 22:13:00

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Faultypowers

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fall tee pow urs

Sentence: Basil Fawlty is a faultypowers. He faultypowers his hotel guests for expecting too much from him, like sunny weather and decent food. He faultypowers his wife Sybil, his little nest of vipers, for his cynical world view, due to his prison camp of a marriage (she being the warden, of course and he the lifer). And mainly he faultypowers Manuel, his dogsbody, on everything and anything else that clouds his day, just because Manuel is from Barcelona and can never understand enough English to know he is to blame. In his own mind, nothing is ever Basil's fault. Luckily he has Sybil to constantly remind him that he is wrong about that, too!

Etymology: faulty (describes a situation where things are wrongly done; being responsible for errors or defects;gives reason to complain) & powers (in fluential persons; ability to act or make changes; superhuman skills) & for rhyming and reference, Fawlty Towers (popular British sitcom)

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I love Faulty Towers! - pieceof314, 2008-04-24: 11:30:00

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Yourfaulter

warmfuzzykitten

Created by: warmfuzzykitten

Pronunciation: yor-fall-ter

Sentence: In a five-minute discussion of global warming, the yourfaulter blamed China, farting cows, heavy breathers, George Soros, the Illuminati, aliens, his parents, and that yappy dog down the street.

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Lackuse

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lak youz

Sentence: As usual Sharon DeBlame always wanted to lackuse her fiance, parents, friends and relatives when things did not go her way, even though they had no control over these events. Her upcoming nuptials gave her a lot of fodder and turned her into a Bridezilla, a Bride of Frankenstein. By the time the big day rolled around, she had become impossible to live with and her fiance, Randy Foule, was seriously considering eloping with his best man, Ben Dover, just to escape the wrath of the hideous creature his innocent young fiancee had become!

Etymology: Lack (the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable or just not there) & Accuse ( blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against;reproach)

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Skyfault

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sky fawlt

Sentence: When the sun made her ice cream cone drip, Betheny did the old skyfault trick...blame the sky, cause it holds the sun for melting the ice cream, which would not have happened if she had just eaten it right away.

Etymology: Sky (wild blue yonder) Fault (Blame;culpability) & Wordplay on Skyfall (latest James Bond Movie)

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Juggerblame

Created by: alicat

Pronunciation: Jug-er-blame

Sentence: Tom loved to Juggerblame everyone when things weren't going his way. From his car accident that his mother-in-law caused, to his ingrown toe-nail caused by the thunderstorms, everything was always someone else's fault.

Etymology: Juggernaut (something that destroys everything in its path) + blame (to place the responsibility of the action / event on someone else)

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Blameslinger

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: blāmslingər

Sentence: Marge doesn’t like to admit fault for anything. She can be quite the blameslinger, all too ready to shoot from the lip at anybody within earshot.

Etymology: blame (assign responsibility for a fault or wrong) + gunslinger (a man who carries a gun and shoots well)

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Scapegoatherder

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: scape/gote/hur/dur

Sentence: Sam was a scapegoatherder who had a handy flock of scapegoats to blame for anything that went wrong.

Etymology: scapegoat + goat herder

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mrskellyscl lol - mrskellyscl, 2009-06-17: 06:52:00

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Blamhor

Moonstar

Created by: Moonstar

Pronunciation: Blam-hore

Sentence: Tina was a sweet girl, but when that Blamhor idiot Gretchen spilled red wine all over her brand new wedding dress, then blamed Tina for making her do it, Tina snapped, chasing her round the room in her soiled dress on her big day.

Etymology: Blame, as in to place blame + Whore, as in prostitute or manwhore.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Tigger - 2008-04-24: 02:50:00
Too bad 'blamestorm' is already in common use...

- 2008-04-26: 15:51:00
hilarious

- 2008-04-27: 07:02:00
Hiillarious clinton

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-06-17: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James