furphy(redirected from a furphy)
slang A rumor or piece of gossip. Primarily heard in Australia. Come on, you can't believe every furphy you hear.
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n. news; gossip; a groundless rumor; scuttlebutt. (see also latrine rumor.) I heard a furphy about you yesterday.
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