whataboutery

/ (ˌwɑːtəˈbaʊtərɪ) /

noun

(of two communities in conflict) the practice of repeatedly blaming the other side and referring to events from the past

Nearby words

  1. what's with,
  2. what've,
  3. what-if,
  4. what-you-may-call-it,
  5. whata,
  6. whataboutism,
  7. whatchamacallit,
  8. whate'er,
  9. whatever,
  10. whatevs

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