succès de scandale

noun suc·cès de scan·dale \ sək-ˌsā-də-skäⁿ-ˈdäl , (ˌ)sük- \

Definition of succès de scandale

: something (such as a work of art) that wins popularity or notoriety because of its scandalous nature; also : the reception accorded such a piece

Origin and Etymology of succès de scandale

French, literally, success of scandal


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