noun. 1. .Any of various birds of the family Corvidae found worldwide, having a long graduated tail and black, blue, or green plumage with white markings and noted for their chattering call. The species Pica pica, the black-billed magpie, is widespread in the Northern Hemisphere. 2. Any of various birds resembling the magpie, such as the Australian bell magpie of the family Cracticidae. burung murai; 2. (figurative) a. chatterbox, mulut murai: she chatters away like a magpie, dia berceloteh seperti mulut murai; b. (colloquial) hoarder of useless objects, (orang yang) suka menyimpan: she's a real magpie where China ornaments are concerned, kalau tentang barang-barang tembikar dialah orangnya yang suka menyimpan.