adjectiveNorth American informal
Entirely without money.
- He gave it to me - a stone-broke stranger - with instructions about how to put the money into his account when I got back to the capital, Jayapura.
- After Johnny has been killed and the stone-broke woman takes off with her ostracisable daughter for an uncertain future, they stagger drunkenly into the empty apartment, the creditors having removed the furniture.
- By the end of the day, her claim on him elapses so he can marry the wealthy Baroness rather than the stone-broke Princess.
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