The giving or offering of a bribe: his opponent had been guilty of bribery and corruption [as modifier]: a bribery scandal
More example sentences
- Secrets, lies, scandals, corruption, bribery and pretensions have made a laughing stock of Indian cricket.
- France is reeling from daily revelations about bribery and corruption scandals.
- Charges including bribery and tax evasion are among the ten counts of the ethics code he is accused of violating.
North American payola
informal palm-greasing, graft, hush money
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