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broke British & World English

past (and archaic past participle) of break.

broke English Thesaurus

the worst part of being unemployed is having to be always broke

broke in break1 British & World English

Separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain

stone broke British & World English

North American term for stony broke.

stony broke British & World English

Entirely without money

go for broke British & World English

Risk everything in an all-out effort

flat1 British & World English

Completely; absolutely

if it ain't broke, don't fix it British & World English

If something is reasonably successful or effective, there is no need to change or replace it

all hell breaks loose British & World English

Suddenly there is pandemonium

halter-break British & World English

Accustom (a young horse) to wearing and being handled in a halter

housebreak British & World English

Another term for house-train.

jailbreak British & World English

Modify (a smartphone or other electronic device) to remove restrictions imposed by the manufacturer or operator, e.g. to allow the installation of unauthorized software

go for broke in broke British & World English

Risk everything in an all-out effort

if it ain't broke, don't fix it in broke British & World English

If something is reasonably successful or effective, there is no need to change or replace it