An incident or event that disgraces or damages the reputation of the persons or organization involved.
Their affair was reported as a Scandal by most tabloids.
Damage to one's reputation.
The incident brought considerable Scandal to his family.
Wide-spread moral outrage, indignation, as over an offence to decency.
When their behaviour was made public it caused a great scandal.
(theology) Religious discredit; an act or behaviour which brings a religion into discredit.
(theology) Something which hinders acceptance of religious ideas or behaviour; a stumbling-block or offense.
Defamatory talk; gossip, slander.
According to village scandal, they weren't even married.