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blamestorm

[ bleym-stawrm ]
/ ˈbleɪmˌstɔrm /
Informal.
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noun Also blame·storm·ing .

the process of assigning blame for a negative outcome or situation: There’s always the blamestorm that happens after a power outage.
a meeting or group discussion for this purpose: Blamestorming is a tool our company uses to figure out why a deadline was missed.

verb (used without object)

to go through the process of assigning blame: It does no good to blamestorm—you should be looking for a solution.

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Origin of blamestorm

First recorded in 1995–2000; blame + storm, on the pattern of brainstorm
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British Dictionary definitions for blamestorm

blamestorm
/ (ˈbleɪmˌstɔːm) /
informal

verb

(of colleagues in a business, government, etc) to meet in order to apportion blame for an error or failure

noun Also: blamestorming

a meeting to discuss who is to blame for an error or failure
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