Definition of murphy in English:


Syllabification: mur·phy
Pronunciation: /ˈmərfē

noun (plural murphies)

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


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

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