What does Murphy mean?

Definitions for Murphy
Mur·phy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Murphy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. potato, white potato, Irish potato, murphy, spud, tater(noun)

    an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

Wiktionary

  1. Murphy(Noun)

    An Irish or white potato.

  2. Murphy(ProperNoun)

    in occasional use, transferred from the surname.

  3. Murphy(ProperNoun)

    A common Irish surname, the anglicized form of Irish Ó Murchadha

    After a long talk between these two, and a little broken English from the Frenchmen, our visitors took leave; but Father Murphy had hardly gone a dozen rods when back he came, inquiring whether we were in want of anything.

  4. Murphy(ProperNoun)

    A unisex given name transferred from the surname, of occasional usage.

    Sonja made me promise I would go to college. She said she'd wanted her daughter, Murphy, to go. She'd named her baby Murphy because it could never be a stripper name. But her daughter had changed her name to London.

  5. Murphy(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place, the county seat of Owyhee County, Idaho, United States.

  6. Murphy(ProperNoun)

    A town, the county seat of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Murphy(noun)

    a potato

Freebase

  1. Murphy

    Murphy is the county seat and largest city of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. It is situated at the confluence of the Hiwassee and Valley Rivers. It is the westernmost county seat in the state of North Carolina, approximately 360 miles from the state capital in Raleigh.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Murphy

    mur′fi, n. (coll.) a potato:—pl. Mur′phies (-fiz). [From the common Irish name Murphy.]

How to pronounce Murphy?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Murphy in sign language?

  1. murphy

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Murphy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Murphy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Murphy in a Sentence

  1. Nefer Nekhet:

    Alelia Murphy is the glue that holds this family together.

  2. Illinois Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley:

    Last April, I asked the GSA administrator under oath whether the President or anyone at the White House was involved in the discussions on this decision about the FBI building, general Services Administrator Emily Murphy said no. The inspector general said that General Services Administrator Emily Murphy misled us. I suppose that's a DC euphemism for a lie. So I'd like General Services Administrator Emily Murphy to come back before my subcommittee and answer that question accurately.

  3. Robin Ball:

    Murphy's law just came into play today in so many ways and there are irreversible consequences for that.

  4. Samantha Ware:

    Samantha Ware spot on the show. Samantha Ware talked about how Samantha Ware has reign. And heres the thing : I completely understood that, and I was ready to be like, This is your show. Im not here to be disrespectful, but at that point, we were already past the respect and she was just abusing her power. GLEE STAR SAMANTHA MARIE WARE SEEMINGLY RESPONDS TO LEA MICHELES APOLOGY In her initial statement about Micheles behavior, Samantha Ware claimed that the star once threatened to s -- t in Wares wig, which she said took place during a screening on set. She had an issue because I had laughed [ when watching a scene ] and thats when the Im going to s -- t in your wig comment happened, said Samantha Ware, noting that Michele intentionally spoke loudly so others could hear. Some chuckled and some gasped. It was mortifying. The whole point was for her to embarrass me. People heard her, but no one was going to stand up to her. While Samantha Ware said it could have been unintentional, the comment was racially charged because, as she put it, black women historically are known for their wigs. Clockwise from left : Billy Lewis Jr., Laura Dreyfuss, Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Becca Tobin, Noah Guthrie, Samantha Marie Ware and Marshall Williams in' Glee.' ( Ryan Murphy Productions/20th Century Fox Television) It was Micheles tweet in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that spurred Wares accusations. Michele has since issued a public apology for her behavior, saying :.

  5. Chris Murphy:

    President Donald Trump in 2017's been a prosecutor in Connecticut forever, president Donald Trump in 2017's a law-and-order guy, tough-nosed, well-respected. If I were Democratic Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, I wouldn't have taken this job, but President Donald Trump in 2017's got a reputation of being apolitical and serious.

Images & Illustrations of Murphy

  1. MurphyMurphyMurphyMurphyMurphy

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Murphy#1#6148#10000

Translations for Murphy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Murphy »

Translation

Find a translation for the Murphy definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Murphy definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Murphy." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 25 Feb. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Murphy>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Murphy? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. loom
    • B. abhor
    • C. transpire
    • D. abase

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Murphy:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.