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Entirely without money.
poor, indigent, impoverished, penurious, impecunious, in penury, moneyless, without a sou, as poor as a church mouse, poverty-stricken, destitute, necessitousView synonyms
- ‘By the end of the day, her claim on him elapses so he can marry the wealthy Baroness rather than the stone-broke Princess.’
- ‘It was 1974 and I was working with two other dancers, but was stone-broke.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
stone broke/ˈstōn ˈbrōk/
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