What does the word scandal mean?

Usage examples for scandal

  1. Now, I am particularly anxious to avoid any scandal or noise at the present moment. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  2. It would be a scandal to all concerned to allow it to drop at the present time." – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  3. And that's what they want, both of them- they both want it quiet, without any scandal. – His Family by Ernest Poole