scandalmonger

noun

scan·​dal·​mon·​ger ˈskan-dᵊl-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce scandalmonger (audio)
-ˌmäŋ-
: a person who circulates scandal
scandalmongering noun

Examples of scandalmonger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paparazzi and scandalmongers peek and pry via ubicomp. Bruce Sterling, WIRED, 2 June 2006

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Word History

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scandalmonger was in 1709

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“Scandalmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scandalmonger. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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