Adjective "Apocryphal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Apocryphal


    Definition:

    1. of doubtful authorship or authenticity.

    2. Ecclesiastical. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the Apocrypha. of doubtful sanction; uncanonical.

    3. false; spurious: He told an apocryphal story about the sword, but the truth was later revealed.

    Examples:

    "stories can be apocryphal."

    "works can be apocryphal."

    "gospels can be apocryphal."

    "texts can be apocryphal."

    "tales can be apocryphal."

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