esclandre

noun

es·​clandre
esklääⁿdr(ᵊ),
-d(rə)
plural esclandres
"
: an incident that arouses unpleasant talk or gives rise to scandal : a public unpleasant altercation : scene

Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French, scandal

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“Esclandre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esclandre. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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