from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense of break.
- v. Nonstandard A past participle of break.
- adj. Informal Bankrupt.
- adj. Informal Lacking funds: "Following the election, the Democrats were demoralized, discredited, and broke” ( Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.)
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Lacking money; bankrupt
- adj. Broken.
- v. Simple past of break.
- v. Past participle of break
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To transact business for another.
- intransitive v. To act as procurer in love matters; to pimp.
- imp. & p. p. of break.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and (with broken) past participle of break.
- n. A breach.
- To transact business for another in trade; act as agent in buying and selling and other commercial business; carry on the business of a broker.
- To act as a go-between or procurer in love matters; pimp.
- To transact business by means of an agent.
- n. An obsolete form of brook.
- A Middle English form of brook.
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- adj. lacking funds
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