Muckraker in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Muckraker

a person who spreads damaging rumors about another individual, generally for political gain

Examples of Muckraker in a sentence

Although the journalist likes to think of himself as a do-gooder, he is actually a muckraker who writes false stories about politicians. 🔊

The candidate doesn’t ever respond to attacks made on his character by the political muckraker. 🔊

While Ann was her husband’s campaign manager, she played the role of a muckraker and leaked rumors about other candidates to the media. 🔊

The editor of the website is a muckraker who uses social media to attack city officials he dislikes. 🔊

Because the muckraker is known to spread falsehoods, most news sources don’t take him seriously. 🔊

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