muckrake[ muhk-reyk ]SEE DEFINITION OF muckrake
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MUCKRAKE
Of Walt Whitman it is: "The dirty, clumsy paws of a harper whose plectrum is a muckrake."
The journalist might well exchange the muckrake for the pick and dig it out.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MUCKRAKE
verbmake a scandalous remark
- blacken name
- cast a slur on
- give a bad name
- run smear campaign
- sling mud
- tear down
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