succès de scandale


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succès de scandale

(syksɛ də skɑ̃dal)
n, pl succès de scandale
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) success of a play, book, etc, because of notoriety or its scandalous character
[literally: success of scandal]

succès de scandale

A French phrase meaning success of scandal, used to mean something that is successful because of its notoriety.