succès de scandale

[syk-seduh skahn-dal]

noun French.

success won by reason of topical, usually scandalous, subject matter rather than by merit and critical respect.

Nearby words

  1. succursal,
  2. succus,
  3. succuss,
  4. succussion,
  5. succès d'estime,
  6. succès fou,
  7. such,
  8. such and such,
  9. such as,
  10. such as it is

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British Dictionary definitions for succes de scandale

succès de scandale

noun plural succès de scandale

success of a play, book, etc, because of notoriety or its scandalous character

Word Origin for succès de scandale

literally: success of scandal

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