Complete Definition of "broke"

English
rank|dinner|command|etc.|771|broke|waiting|political|reading

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) AHD|brÅk, IPA|/brÉÊk/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
(General American|US) AHD|brÅk, IPA|/broÊk/, SAMPA|/broUk/
audio|en-us-broke.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes:English:-ÉÊk|Rhymes: -ÉÊk

Adjective
broke

  1. colloquial lack|Lacking money; bankrupt
  2. colloquial broken|Broken.

Synonyms
saurus|poor|impoverished
boracic (UK rhyming slang), skint (UK slang), stony-broke (UK slang)

Translations
trans-top|lacking money; bankrupt
Breton: kras
Bulgarian: ÑазоÑен m
Dutch: blut
Finnish: rahaton, auki (slang), persaukinen (somewhat vulgar)
French: fauché m, fauchée f, à sec (invariant)
German: pleite
Italian: al verde (invariant)
trans-mid
Swedish pank
trans-bottom

Verb
broke

  1. simple past of|break
  2. context|archaic|or|poetic past participle of|break

#* 1999 October 3, J. Stewart Burns, "Mars University", Futurama, season 2, episode 2, Fox Broadcasting Company
#*: Guenther: I guess the hat must have broke my fall.

  1. nautical The sentence of a court martial which deprived an officer of his commission'

#: He was broke and rendered unfit to serve His Majesty at sea.

Category:English irregular simple past forms

el:broke
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ru:broke
fi:broke
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