Definition of murphy in English:

murphy

nounplural noun murphies

informal
  • A potato.

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

Pronunciation

murphy

/ˈmərfē/ /ˈmərfi/

Origin

Early 19th century from Murphy, an Irish surname.