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1. scandal

noun. ['ˈskændəl'] disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people.

Synonyms

  • dirt
  • scuttlebutt
  • malicious gossip
  • gossip

Antonyms

  • cleanness
  • improved
  • maximum
  • calm

Etymology

  • scandale (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scandalum (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word scandal


1. Noun, singular or mass
I also know having your coach involved in an FBI scandal and not leading the team is significant.

Quotes containing the word scandal


1. Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
- Henry Fielding

2. Are you implying that shreds of my reputation remain intact?"Will demanded with mock horror. "Clearly I have been doing something wrong. Or not something wrong, as the case may be."He banged on the side of the carriage. "Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

3. I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me. Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet.
- Diana Rigg

2. scandal

noun. ['ˈskændəl'] a disgraceful event.

Synonyms

  • skeleton in the closet
  • skeleton in the cupboard
  • trouble
  • outrage

Antonyms

  • reassure

Etymology

  • scandale (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • scandalum (Latin)
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