HyperDic: scandal

English > 2 senses of the word scandal:
NOUNcommunicationscandal, dirt, malicious gossipdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
eventscandal, outragea disgraceful event
scandal > pronunciation
Soundsskae'ndahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > scandal: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people.
Synonymsdirt, malicious gossip
Broadergossip, comment, scuttlebuttA report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
Spanishcomentarios malintencionados, habladurías
Catalancomentaris maliciosos, xafarderies
Verbsscandalize, scandalisestrike with disgust or revulsion
English > scandal: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA disgraceful event.
Synonymoutrage
InstancesTeapot Dome, Teapot Dome scandalA government scandal involving a former United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased / leased to a private oil company in 1921
Watergate, Watergate scandalA political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice
Narrowerskeleton, skeleton in the closet, skeleton in the cupboardA scandal that is kept secret
BroadertroubleAn event causing distress / distress or pain
Spanishescándalo
Catalanescàndol
Adjectivesscandalousgiving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation
Verbsscandalize, scandalisestrike with disgust or revulsion

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