Definition of murphy in English:

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murphy

Pronunciation: /ˈmərfē/

noun (plural murphies)

informal
A potato.
Example sentences
  • Well, to tell the truth, I did remember that in Ireland potatoes are called murphies, but I hadn't heard of Spud Murphy.

Origin

Early 19th century: from Murphy, an Irish surname.

Words that rhyme with murphy

furphy, scurfy, surfy, turfy

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Syllabification: mur·phy

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