Murphy game - definition of Murphy game by The Free Dictionary
Any of various confidence games in which a prostitute lures a prospective client into a situation where he can be robbed by an accomplice.
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References in periodicals archive
"The neat thing about a Murphy game
is you can shoot 90 and make money."
Brian Murphy Games
played in: 1/34; Games missed through injury: 0 Having made just two appearances all season - both of which came in the Carabao Cup - Murphy played the full 90 minutes of the 2-1 defeat to QPR at Loftus Road on New Year's Day.
"I thought I was doing well at the time and obviously the manager brought in a keeper and two MURPHY games
later I was left out of the team which I wasn't happy about," said 24-year-old Murphy.