What does broke mean?

broke meaning in General Dictionary

imp amp p p of Break

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  • To transact company for the next
  • lacking resources
  • of Break
  • of Break
  • To transact company for another.
  • to behave as procurer in love issues; to pimp.
  • imp. & p. p. of Break.

broke meaning in Etymology Dictionary

last tense and outdated previous participle of break (v.); extension to "insolvent" is very first recorded 1716 (broken-in this feeling is attested from 1590s). Old English cognate broc designed, in addition to "what breaks," "affliction, distress."


broke meaning in General Dictionary

(imp.) of Break

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  • of Break
  • (v. i.) To transact company for the next.
  • (v. i.) to do something as procurer crazy matters; to pimp.
  • imp. & p. p. of Break.

Sentence Examples with the word broke

When Cuban tobaccos were first introduced into Florida, the type broke up, but by carefully selecting the best plants and using them only as sources of seed for later crops, a good type was obtained.

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