noun, plural mur·phies.
verb (used with object), mur·phied, mur·phy·ing.
Origin of murphy
Definition for murphy (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for murphy
Historians will be reassured that there is a historical Murphy.
Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.
Murphy rarely mentions the law in his appearances in this district running from north of Palm Beach to Fort Pierce.
“We've done a lot of work with the Department of Justice,” says Murphy.
There have long been rumors that Justice Kennedy can be persuaded by a soft personal touch, a rumor that Murphy repeats.The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout|David Fontana|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 45 and 90 Murphy quotes passages from Akenside with great approval, including one that is later parodied by Florid.The Englishman from Paris|Arthur Murphy
Murphy felt that grief such as Rodolph's admitted of no ordinary consolation.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 6 of 6|Eugne Sue
He had no time to continue what he was going to say, for at that moment Mr. Murphy stepped out of the tent and called to them.The Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle|Wilmer M. Ely
When Esther entered the sick room at the Murphy home, she found two critical cases of typhoid fever.The Angel of the Gila:|Cora Marsland
He thought he knew something about dialects, but Murphy had beaten him at his own game.The Wood Fire in No. 3|F. Hopkinson Smith