verb (used without object), muck·raked, muck·rak·ing.
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Origin of muckrake
OTHER WORDS FROM muckrakemuckraker, 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.
The life of a muckraking gossip columnist is buckets of fun.
The popular printed magazines in America had their heydey in the muckraking period about ten years ago.The Photoplay|Hugo Mnsterberg
I don't believe young Mr. Surtaine will have enough money left to indulge in the luxury of muckraking, after that.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
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
I wish I'd had all the facts about who this red-haired female Machiavelli was—what a piece of muckraking it would have made!The Silent Bullet|Arthur B. Reeve