Apocryphal [uh–pok-ruh-fuh l]
- (adj) (of a story or statement) of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true.
Apocryphal (अपाक्रफल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
- असत्य,झूठा,अप्रमाणिक,शंकित,संदिग्ध प्रमाण
- apocryphal books
- apocryphal gospels
Apocryphal sentences in newspaper
- Faith Focus: An apocryphal survey with telling results
- 5 Amazing (and Possibly Apocryphal) Willie Nelson Stories
- There is a possibly apocryphal saying that the Chinese use the same word for ‘crisis’ as for ‘opportunity’.
- One apocryphal story says that novelist Guy de Maupassant said he hated the tower, but ate at its restaurant every day for lunch.
- Apocryphal or not (it does come from a reliable source), this anecdote has Mahendra Singh Dhoni written all over it.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Apocryphal
- Derived from root “crypt” which means “secret”. So, Apocryphal means “of doubtful authenticity”
Only 66 books in the Bible — why the Apocrypha and Gnostic Gospels weren’t included