buck passer
noun Date: 1920 a person who habitually passes the buck • buck-passing noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • buck-passer — ☆ buck passer [buk′pas΄ər ] n. 〚see phr. PASS THE BUCK under BUCK3〛 Informal a person who regularly seeks to shift blame or responsibility to someone else buck passing n. * * * See …   Universalium

  • buck-passer — ☆ buck passer [buk′pas΄ər ] n. [see phr. PASS THE BUCK under BUCK3] Informal a person who regularly seeks to shift blame or responsibility to someone else buck passing n …   English World dictionary

  • buck-passer — n. phr. A person who passes the buck. Mr. Jones was a buck passer even at home, and tried to make his wife make all the decisions. Compare: pass the buck, buck passing …   Словарь американских идиом

  • buck passer — noun Etymology: buck (X) : a person that habitually evades responsibility • buck passing ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun * * * buck passing, n. Informal. a person who avoids responsibility by shifting it to another, esp. unjustly or improperly. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • buck passer — [buck passing] See: PASS THE BUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • buck passer — [buck passing] See: PASS THE BUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • buck passer — buck′ pass er n. Informal. inf a person who avoids responsibility by shifting it to another • Etymology: 1930–35 buck′ pass ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • buck passer — buck passing, n. Informal. a person who avoids responsibility by shifting it to another, esp. unjustly or improperly. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • buck passer — n. person who avoids responsibility by passing it on to someone else, person who regularly passes the buck to another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buck-passing — noun or adj Buck passing clerks in stores make customers angry. Compare: pass the buck, buck passer …   Словарь американских идиом

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