scandal noun definition in Immoral topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Immoral topic
[countable, uncountable] behaviour or an event that people think is morally or legally wrong and causes public feelings of shock or anger a series of sex scandals to cause/create a scandal The scandal broke (= became known to the public) in May. There has been no hint of scandal during his time in office. a promising career wrecked by scandal