urban legend

urban legend (plural urban legends)

  1. A widely circulated story that is untrue or apocryphal, often having elements of humour or horror.
    The claim that alligators live in New York City's sewers is an old urban legend.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: légende urbaine
  • German: moderne Legende, Großstadtlegende
  • Portuguese: lenda urbana
  • Russian: городска́я леге́нда
  • Spanish: leyenda urbana

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