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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage).

Usage examples (36)
  • He was what they described as a muckraker earlier.
  • Sort of like what the TPM muckraker is to Talking Points Memo.
  • I suppose the "muckraker" guys just can't wait for all the muck a Clinton presidency is guaranteed to bring.
  • Bob "muckraker" Woodward was inside the planning rooms in late 2001 when the administration was agitating for the war. for more
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