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adjective scandalous pronunciation in British English /ˈskænd(ə)ləs/
  1. 1
    something that is scandalous shocks you and makes you feel very angry because it seems unfair or wrong

    a scandalous waste of money

    it is scandalous that:

    It’s scandalous that people have to wait so long for operations.

  2. 2
    something that is scandalous is shocking because it involves immoral or dishonest behaviour

    scandalous rumours/stories

    a minister with a scandalous private life

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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