What does broke mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-brokeadjective

    lacking funds

    "`skint' is a British slang term"

Wiktionary

  1. brokeadjective

    Lacking money; bankrupt

  2. brokeadjective

    Broken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. broke

    of Break

  2. Broke

    of Break

  3. Brokeverb

    to transact business for another

  4. Brokeverb

    to act as procurer in love matters; to pimp

  5. Broke

    imp. & p. p. of Break

Freebase

  1. Broke

    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

  1. Broke

    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

  1. BROKE

    A word expressing the ultimate condition of one who is too much bent on speculating.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. broke

    Sentence of a court-martial, depriving an officer of his commission.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. broke

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'broke' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2049

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'broke' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1994

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of broke in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of broke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of broke in a Sentence

  1. Rami Abdulrahman:

    A fire broke out in the area but the cause of the explosion is still unknown.

  2. Evan Mawarire:

    We are saying no to government expenditure which is senseless. They are broke because they have mishandled the economy.

  3. Scott Sheppard:

    In the Solar System's youth, the Sun was surrounded by a rotating disk of gas and dust from which the planets were born. It is believed that a similar gas-and-dust disk surrounded Saturn during its formation, the fact that these newly discovered moons were able to continue orbiting Saturn after their parent moons broke apart indicates that these collisions occurred after the planet formation process was mostly complete and the disks were no longer a factor.

  4. Lindsay Ell:

    I broke it pretty good.

  5. The White House:

    The world knows Annika on a first-name basis after her legendary 15-year professional golf career that broke world records and forever changed the way womens golf is played.

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