stone-broke


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stone-broke

(stōn′brōk′)
adj. Informal
Completely broke; having no money.

stone-broke

adj
(Banking & Finance) a US and Canadian variant of stony-broke

stone′-broke′



adj.
having no money whatsoever.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stone-broke - lacking fundsstone-broke - lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"
poor - having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret"
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