Apocryphal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Apocryphal

well-known but probably not true

Examples of Apocryphal in a sentence

Although everyone has heard the apocryphal story of the tooth fairy, there is no way such a magical creature exists.  🔊

Even though people know the apocryphal account of the shipwreck is false, they still tell the tale over and over again.  🔊

The old man often shared apocryphal ghost stories with anyone who would listen.  🔊

While there is an apocryphal rumor circulating about the celebrity’s death, the story has not been confirmed by the star’s publicist.  🔊

My youngest daughter does not believe the apocryphal tale of Santa Claus is false.  🔊

Long ago, ancient civilizations invented apocryphal myths for natural events they could not explain.  🔊

Scientists claim the apocryphal story about creation is not true.  🔊

After years of research, the scientists were finally able to disprove the apocryphal theory.  🔊

Rather than search for the truth about history, many individuals simply accept apocryphal legends.  🔊

Because the truth about the singer’s upbringing is unknown, most people just pass on apocryphal stories about his life.  🔊

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