Someone broke this wine bottle.
- The definition of broke is having little or no money.
An example of someone who is broke is a person in bankruptcy.
- Broke is defined as to have destroyed, hurt or ripped something in the past.
An example of broke was to have smashed a glass vase yesterday.
pt. of break
- having little or no ready money
Informal become penniless or bankrupt
go for broke
Slang to risk everything on an uncertain undertaking
(comparative more broke, superlative most broke)