how to pronounce broke


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broke is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of broke in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… isn't dead he broke into my house anyway …”

meanings of broke


  1. Demoted, deprived of a commission.
  2. Broke off, rich, wealthy.
  3. Broken.
  4. Financially ruined, bankrupt.
  5. Without any money, penniless.


  1. Simple past tense of break.
  2. Past participle of break.
  3. To act as a broker; to transact business for another.
  4. To act as procurer in love matters; to pimp.


  1. A fragment, remains, a piece broken off.
  2. Paper or board that is discarded and repulped during the manufacturing process.

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