verb (used without object), muck·raked, muck·rak·ing.
Words nearby muckrake
OTHER WORDS FROM muckrakemuck·rak·er, noun
Examples from the Web for muckraker
Honestly, most of the posts and tweets that matter trace their way back to an ink-stained finger on some muckraker somewhere.A U.S. Thanksgiving—Family Style: Fractious but Friendly|Joshua DuBois|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Muckraker Roberto Saviano summed it up perfectly last week when he spoke at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia.
Instead, the muckraker only seemed to grow bolder and more dangerous with his every revelation.
And when the term "muckraker" came into use, I remember his deep satisfaction.The Harbor|Ernest Poole
For some moments the muckraker considered the statement thoughtfully.
Muckraker: One who sits on the fence and defames American enterprise as it marches by.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
It was a relief not to be accepted only as Everett the Muckraker, as a professional reformer, as one holier than others.
A loyal Adopted Son of California, a novelist and muckraker, returned a few years ago to the beloved land of his adoption.The Native Son|Inez Haynes Irwin