Meaning of scandal
Pronunciation: (skan'dl), [key]
— n., v., -daled, -dal•ing -dalled, -dal•ling.
- a disgraceful or discreditable action, circumstance, etc.
- an offense caused by a fault or misdeed.
- damage to reputation; public disgrace.
- defamatory talk; malicious gossip.
- a person whose conduct brings disgrace or offense.
- to defame (someone) by spreading scandal.
- to disgrace.
- scandal (Thesaurus)