Definition Of scandal

noun

an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage.

a bribery scandal involving one of his key supporters

Example Of scandal

  • a bribery scandal involving one of his key supporters

  • Again, like today's, its doings were chronicled by an irreverent, iconoclastic press eager for celebrity gossip and social scandal .

  • As the awards ceremony approaches, there is always scandal and gossip.

  • ‘It is a scandal that Scotland's schools are blighted by violence,’ he said.

  • ‘It is a scandal that this Government took the best pensions system in Europe and turned it into one of the worst,’ he said.


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