Murphy

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noun Mur·phy \ˈmər-fē\

Definition of Murphy

  1. :  any of various confidence games; especially :  one in which the victim believes he is paying for sex

Origin and Etymology of murphy

Miss Murphy, nonexistent prostitute used to lure victims


First Known Use: 1954


Murphy

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biographical name Mur·phy \ˈmər-fē\

Definition of Murphy

  1. William Parry 1892–1987 American physician


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