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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having no money. Past tense of "break" (to suddenly separate into parts).

Usage examples (36)
  • Tim couldn't go to the movies because he was broke.
  • Why would I …, Alek began, but then his expression broke into a smile.
  • "You have known it!" he broke from a short silence.
  • SIR JOHN: With much ado I have broke from the widow. for more
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