- [S] 丑事,丑闻 action, attitude, etc. that is disgraceful or shameful
- [U] 流言蜚语; 闲话; 诽谤 talk about the bad things people are thought to have done; gossip
- [C] [U] 公愤; 反感 (act, behavior, etc. that causes) public feelings of outrage or indignation
disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
a disgraceful event
- The scandal caused tempests in the newspaper.
- The villagers knew about the scandal.
- This scandal may topple the government.
- The President is at the center of a recent scandal over revelation about his financial interests.
- Our contentions do bring on us some scandal.
- She dearly loves a bit of scandal.
- It's a scandal for a city official to take tax money for his own use.
- I heard a bit of scandal about your friend.
- His theft from the shop caused scandal in the village.
- A corruption scandals led to the fall of the government.
Catholics..could not appear in Protestant assemblies without causing scandal to the weaker brethren出自： J. A. Froude
- scandalous adj. 令人反感的；令人愤慨的