- Informal. to attempt to instill a guilt trip in; play upon the guilt feelings of.See also guilt(def 4).
Origin of guilt-trip
First recorded in 1975–80
- Informal. a feeling of guilt or responsibility, especially one not justified by reality.
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Examples from the Web for guilt-trip
Will he be able to guilt-trip, shame, or otherwise compel American Muslims to communicate more with law enforcement?How Peter King's Muslim Hearings Help the Terrorists
March 10, 2011