accusing
accusing accusing adj. 1. serving to accuse; expressing accusation

Syn: accusatorial, accusatory [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • accusing — index critical (faultfinding), incriminatory, inculpatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accusing — [[t]əkju͟ːzɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you look at someone with an accusing expression or speak to them in an accusing tone of voice, you are showing that you think they have done something wrong. → See also accuse The accusing look in her eyes… …   English dictionary

  • Accusing — Accuse Ac*cuse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accusing}.] [OF. acuser, F. accuser, L. accusare, to call to account, accuse; ad + causa cause, lawsuit. Cf. {Cause}.] 1. To charge with, or declare to have committed, a crime or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accusing — adj. Accusing is used with these nouns: ↑finger, ↑glance …   Collocations dictionary

  • accusing — ac|cus|ing [əˈkju:zıŋ] adj an accusing look from someone shows that they think that you have done something wrong >accusingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accusing — ac|cus|ing [ ə kjuzıŋ ] adjective intended to show someone that you think they have done something wrong: Max pointed an accusing finger at me from the doorway. ╾ ac|cus|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accusing — ac cus·ing || zɪŋ adj. expressing accusation, accusing, tending to blame, accusatory ac·cuse || É™ kjuːz v. place blame, charge with a crime …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accusing — adjective an accusing look from someone shows that they think that you have done something wrong accusingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accusing — UK [əˈkjuːzɪŋ] / US [əˈkjuzɪŋ] adjective intended to show someone that you think they have done something wrong Max pointed an accusing finger at me from the doorway. Derived word: accusingly UK / US adverb …   English dictionary

  • accusing — [əˈkjuːzɪŋ] adj showing that you think someone has done something wrong an accusing stare[/ex] accusingly adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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