Definition of Murphy’s Law noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Murphy’s Law

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɜːfiz ˈlɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɜːrfiz ˈlɔː//
 
(humorous)
 
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a statement of the fact that, if anything can possibly go wrong, it will go wrong
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Murphy’s Law