[bley-muh-buh l]


Related formsblame·a·bly, adverb


or blame·a·ble

[bley-muh-buh l]


deserving blame; censurable.

Origin of blamable

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at blame, -able
Related formsblam·a·bly, adverbnon·blam·a·ble, adjectivenon·blam·a·ble·ness, nounnon·blam·a·bly, adverbun·blam·a·ble, adjectiveun·blam·a·ble·ness, nounun·blam·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for blameable

Historical Examples of blameable

  • That meant, 'My turning aside to you originally was the blameable thing.'

  • It was a drunken quarrel, where one was as blameable as the other.

  • One other matter yet remains in which your procedure as questioner may be blameable.


    George Grote

  • Shall that be blameable in me, which is commendable veracity and constancy in others?

    Eikon Basilike

    King Charles I (Stuart)

  • It cannot be to blame for both, and, indeed, it is blameable for neither.

    Rural Rides

    William Cobbett