Verboticism: Blunderbus

'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: artr

Pronunciation: bluhn-der-buhs

Sentence: Jill never feels that she is to blame for anything. Should one of her friends suggest that she has made a mistake, she is perfectly willing to throw them under the blunderbus. She will then take over for the driver and do doughnuts just to drive her point home.

Etymology: blunder (mistake) + blunderbuss (an obsolete short musket with large bore and flared muzzle, used to scatter shot at short range )

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