Definition of finger-point in US English:

finger-point

verb

  • 1with object To point a finger at (a person) in order to mock, accuse, or otherwise draw attention to him or her; (hence) to accuse, to blame.

  • 2To point one's index finger, especially in order to draw attention to someone or something.

  • 3To make an accusation or allegation about someone or something; to cast blame. Compare to point the finger (of scorn, derision, etc.).

Origin

Mid 16th century. From finger + point, probably partly after to point the finger.

Pronunciation

finger-point

/ˈfɪŋɡəpɔɪnt/