(adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"
From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong conduct can impede or "trip" people's trust or faith.
Let's celebrate women of scandal: mischievous, anarchistic, colorful, noisy women of immense moral courage.
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Some lists to get us started:
- Sex scandal
- Memoirs of Scandalous Women
- Tennessee 'ladies' with a checkered past
- Girl Gangs of London