broke definition

  • verb:
    • Past tense of break.
    • Nonstandard A past participle of break.
    • Easy past of break.
    • last participle of break
  • adjective:
    • Informal Bankrupt.
    • Informal Lacking funds: "after the election, the Democrats had been demoralized, discredited, and brokeā€ ( Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.)
    • Lacking cash; bankrupt
    • cracked.
    • lacking funds
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To transact business for another.
    • to do something as procurer in love things; to pimp.
  • others:
    • imp. & p. p. of break.
    • To transact company for another in trade; act as agent in exchanging along with other commercial company; carry on the business of a brokerage.
    • to behave as a go-between or procurer in love matters; pimp.
    • To transact business in the form of a real estate agent.
    • A Middle English type of brook.
  • noun:
    • Preterit and (with broken) past participle of break.
    • A breach.
    • An obsolete type of brook.

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