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counter-accusation Line breaks: counter-accusation

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Definition of counter-accusation in English:


An accusation made in turn by someone against their accuser: the entire saga was made up of accusation and counter-accusation
More example sentences
  • He made a counter-accusation against the informant for betraying military information.
  • The government should now end the confidence-sapping drip-drip of accusation and counter-accusation.
  • When confronted with the police report, he rebutted with a counter-accusation that surprised the two officials supervising the interview.
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