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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scandal  \Scan"dal\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  treat  opprobriously;  to  defame;  to  asperse;  to  traduce; 
  to  slander.  [R.] 
  I  do  fawn  on  men  and  hug  them  hard  And  after  scandal 
  them  --Shak. 
  2.  To  scandalize;  to  offend.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Story. 
  Syn:  To  defame;  traduce;  reproach;  slander;  calumniate; 
  asperse;  vilify;  disgrace. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  disgraceful  gossip  about  the  private  lives  of  other  people 
  [syn:  {dirt},  {malicious  gossip}] 
  2:  a  disgraceful  event  [syn:  {outrage}] 

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