Examples of scandalous in a Sentence
Sex was a scandalous subject back then.
The magazine published scandalous pictures of the movie star.
The high price of gas these days is scandalous.
She was spreading scandalous rumors about him.
Recent Examples of scandalous from the Web
He was known for his scandalous relationships with women and for often having financial problems, refusing to pay bar tabs or going wildly over budget on building projects.
Jared Kushner was studying law at New York University as the case generated wide attention because of its scandalous details.
On Friday, the 46-year-old actor got personal for his 213,000 followers on the popular social media platform — revealing his bare behind in a scandalous mirror selfie.
In Butterton, Staffordshire, a villager mistook him for a journalist investigating a scandalous local abattoir.
Popbitch, based in London, is a scandalous, celebrity-gossip newsletter that goes out in e-mail once a week.
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First Known Use of scandalous
SCANDALOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scandalous for English Language Learners
: shocking or offensive
: involving immoral or shocking things that a person has done or is believed to have done
SCANDALOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of scandalous for Students
1 : containing shocking information scandalous rumors
2 : very bad or shocking scandalous behavior
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