verb (used without object), muck·raked, muck·rak·ing.
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Origin of muckrake
OTHER WORDS FROM muckrakemuck·rak·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for muckrake
Social critic, scientist, muckraking journalist, Barbara Ehrenreich has never been one to take things on faith.Barbara Ehrenreich Gives God a Going Over in Her New Book|Nick Romeo|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like America at the turn of the century, a thrusting India today is a gold mine for a muckraking journalist.
Investigative journalist Jessica Mitford died more than 14 years ago, but in true muckraking style, she simply refuses to go away.
The life of a muckraking gossip columnist is buckets of fun.
Muckraking was just beginning in those days, and a prying reformer came to live for a while at the Greasy Spoon.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
Muckraking began with the exposure of vice; men like Heney, Lindsey, Folk founded their reputations on the fight against it.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
One, however, was sent to the Eastern magazine which had dispatched our muckraking hero to the Golden Gate.The Native Son|Inez Haynes Irwin
The time had come, he added, to stop "muckraking" and proceed to the constructive work of removing the abuses that had grown up.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
Then it went daffy over the muckraking magazine exposures, and threw out all the proprietary copy.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams