Meaning of “furphy” in the English Dictionary

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"furphy" in British English

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furphynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɜː.fi/ us /ˈfɝː.fi/ Australian English slang

a rumour (= unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be either true or invented)

(Definition of “furphy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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