Definition of scandalmonger in English:


Syllabification: scan·dal·mon·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈskandlˌməNGgər, -ˌmäNGgər


  • A person who stirs up public outrage toward someone or their actions by spreading rumors or malicious gossip.
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    • It wasn't only the scandalmongers of tabloid journalism who were outraged.
    • As such, they are of far more interest to future historians of the royal family than the views of pundits or the ‘revelations’ of scandalmongers.
    • It's just one in a range well-tested celebrity responses to the scandalmongers, from the Dignified Evasion to the Snotty Putdown.



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  • They would know that their statements are going to be subject to widespread scrutiny, rather than just skewed media scandalmongering.
  • The prevention of this kind of scandalmongering is what the English Channel is for.
  • But the principal axis of the Conservative campaign is scandal-mongering.

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