Broke - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |broʊk|  American pronunciation of the word broke
Brit.  |brəʊk|  British pronunciation of the word broke
- this word is a past tense form of the irregular verbto break

adjective

- lacking funds (syn: bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke)

Examples

She is broke and homeless.

Can I borrow 10 dollars? I'm broke until payday.

The burglars broke in through the kitchen window.

She broke the world record.

A war broke out when the colonists demanded their independence.

She broke each cookie into halves.

She broke the cup when she dropped it on the floor.

The fall broke his arm.

His arm broke in three places when he fell.

He accidentally broke a window.

The search party broke up into smaller units.

Suppose a fire broke out. How would we escape?

A fight broke out in the bar.

She broke her leg in a skiing accident.

We broke with tradition and had goose for Thanksgiving instead of turkey.

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