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adjective 
  1. wrong, immoral, causing a scandal
    • 1884, Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    • :The thing made a big stir in the town, too, and a good many come out flatfooted and said it was to separate the mother and the children that way.
    • malicious, defamatory
    • 1592, Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedie
    • :These be the reports of such / As loves not me, and hate my lord too much.
    • 1887, Marie Corelli, Thelma
    • :I always disregard gossip--it is generally , and seldom true.
Etymology: scandal + -ous


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