Definition of recriminatory in English:


Line breaks: re|crim¦in|atory
Pronunciation: /rɪˈkrɪmɪnət(ə)ri


  • Involving or of the nature of mutual or counter accusations: his habit of rendering love in terms of recriminatory bickering
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    • Yet the consequences of her drinking - recriminatory hangovers, neglect of what other people perceive to be her responsibilities, unemployment, petty theft, disease - intervene between Hannah and happiness.
    • When someone gets around to writing the definitive history of the destruction of the environment they'll need to reserve some recriminatory paragraphs for a certain terraced house in Dartmouth Park, north London.
    • The outcome, too, is left tantalisingly open: no reconciliations, partner-swappings or recriminatory tantrums.

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