broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-brokeadjective
"`skint' is a British slang term"
Lacking money; bankrupt
to transact business for another
to act as procurer in love matters; to pimp
imp. & p. p. of Break
Broke is the second studio album by American punk rock band Hed PE. Released on August 22, 2000, the album expanded the band's sound to incorporate classic rock and world music influences. It peaked at #63 on the Billboard 200, and features the band's best known single, "Bartender", which peaked at #23 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and at #27 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, and appeared on the retrospectives The Best of Hed Planet Earth and Major Pain 2 Indee Freedom: The Best of Hed P.E.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brōk, pa.t. and old pa.p. of Break.—p.adj. Brok′en, rent asunder: infirm: humbled or crushed: dispersed, routed: altered in direction: shattered in estate or position: incomplete, fragmentary: uncertain.—adjs. Brok′en-backed, having the back broken, applied to a ship so loosened in her frame as to droop at both ends; Brok′en-down, decayed, ruined in character or strength; Brok′en-heart′ed, crushed with grief: greatly depressed in spirit.—adv. Brok′enly.—ns. Brok′en-man, one under outlawry, esp. in the Highlands and Border country; Brok′en-meat, the leavings of a banquet; Brok′enness.—adj. Brok′en-wind′ed, having short breath or disordered respiration, as a horse.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A word expressing the ultimate condition of one who is too much bent on speculating.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Sentence of a court-martial, depriving an officer of his commission.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Sentence of a court-martial depriving an officer of his commission, or a non-commissioned officer or warrant-officer of his warrant. Also said of a non-commissioned officer being reduced by order.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'broke' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2049
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Rank popularity for the word 'broke' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1994
The numerical value of broke in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of broke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I thought we could have broke 38( seconds) if we did not have that headwind, we wanted to play it safe on that backstretch from second to third( runners) because of the wind.
I felt helpless because I wasn't there to protect him. I felt like I had let him down. A sense of sadness just came over me, it just broke my heart that they felt comfortable harassing, abusing and humiliating.
They had to go through the attic and break a door which they had never opened .. They broke the door and behind it was that picture. It's really incredible.
And then my agent broke it down for me. Like, ‘I think, Priy, they meant that they wanted someone who’s not brown.’.
The trash is the straw that broke the camel's back, but the story is much bigger than this straw. It is the story of the political garbage in the country and the political trash in the country.
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- pelatCatalan, Valencian
- pleite, abgebranntGerman
- pelado, sin un peso, sin un duroSpanish
- auki, persaukinen, rahatonFinnish
- à sec, fauché, désargentéFrench
- al verdeItalian
- мель, обанкротиться, разориться, грош, разорённый, безденежныйRussian
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