Definition for SCAN'DAL-IZE

SCAN'DAL-IZE, v.t. [Gr. σκανδαλιζω; L. scandalizo; Sp. escandalizar; It. scandaleux; Fr. scandaliser.]

  1. To offend by some action supposed criminal. I demand who they are whom we scandalize by using harmless things? – Hooker.
  2. To reproach; to disgrace; to defame; as a scandalizing libeler. – Addison.

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