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  1. mur·phy
    IPA[ˈmərfē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a potato.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: murphy, plural noun: murphies

    • noun

      a potato.
    • (1924–71), US soldier and actor; full name Audie Leon Murphy. The most decorated combat soldier of World War II, he appeared in war adventure movies such as Beyond Glory (1948) and To Hell and Back (1955), the latter being a movie version of his autobiography.
    • (1890–1949), US Supreme Court associate justice 1940–49; full name William Francis Murphy. Governor-general of the Philippines 1933–35 and the governor of Michigan 1937–39, he was appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    • (born 1961), American comic actor; full name Edward Regan Murphy. Notable films: Trading Places (1983) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984).
    • noun

      a supposed law of nature, expressed in various humorous popular sayings, to the effect that anything that can go wrong will go wrong.
    • noun

      a supposed law of nature, expressed in various humorous popular sayings, to the effect that anything that can go wrong will go wrong.
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