buckpasser(redirected from the buck-passer)
One who shifts or reassigns the blame or responsibility (for something) to another person, group, or thing. From the idiom "pass the buck." Every politician becomes a buckpasser whenever they come up against a campaign promise they can't keep. Maybe instead of being a buckpasser, you should have a think about what you could be doing to improve your performance.
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n. someone who cannot accept the responsibility for something. (see also pass the buck.) When something really goes wrong, everybody suddenly becomes a buckpasser.
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