Definition of murphy in English:

murphy

Line breaks: mur¦phy
Pronunciation: /ˈməːfi
 
/

noun (plural murphies)

informal
A potato.
More 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.

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