Verboticism: Scapegoatherder

'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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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: scape-dote

Sentence: Bressica, filled with rage at the world after watching the latest global warming documentary, wanted to blame everyone else for the way the environment is.

Etymology: scapegoat (fall guy) + dote (act foolishly)

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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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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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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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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪˌʍɪp/

Sentence: The boywhipper would blame his coworkers, his family, his friends, random passers-by, modern technology, politics, climate change, UFOs, supernatural beings, Murphy, and even himself on occasion but NEVER would he even dream of blaming his cat.

Etymology: To boywhip is to whip a whipping boy. A boywhipper is one who does so.


methinks you have a very cool cat ErWenn - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-24: 13:19:00


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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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Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: Blay-min-eest-ah

Sentence: "I bet it's my fault you have a hangnail," Jeffry cried out in frustration. According to Christa the Blaminista, he was responsible for all that was wrong with their relationship.

Etymology: Blaming + ist, agent noun suffix, also used to indicate adherence to a certain doctrine or custom -- ista, from Sp. form, popularized in Eng. 1970s by names of Latin-American revolutionary movements.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: giltslingər

Sentence: Mary is quite the guiltslinger. Everything wrong with the world is the fault of everybody but her. She is all too happy to use her cigarette break to lay blame on anybody who should dare to use an aerosol product, or buy non-local produce. She writes a "How to be Green" newsletter which she delivers door-to-door in her Hummer.

Etymology: guilt (the fact of having committed a specified or implied offense or crime) + gunslinger (a man who carries a gun and shoots well)


love the hummer reference - Jabberwocky, 2009-06-17: 16:01:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: blame/bee/dex/trose

Sentence: A blamebedextrous person can shift blame with double the speed.

Etymology: blame + be + ambidextrous


clver! - mweinmann, 2009-06-18: 08:52:00


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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Parst- a- buck- akus

Sentence: According to the pastabuckacous he didn't do it, how could anyone think he was to blame!!

Etymology: Pass the buck + of course (they always do!!!)


love the way this sounds - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-24: 13:16:00

A good verbotocism and fun to say. - Mustang, 2008-04-24: 22:11:00


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