stony broke

Definition of stony broke

British, informal
:having no money at all
  • I'm stony broke.

Word by Word Definitions

stony play
  1. : abounding in or having the nature of stone : rocky

  2. : insensitive to pity or human feeling : obdurate

  3. : manifesting no movement or reaction : dumb, expressionless

broke play
  1. : past tense of break

  1. : penniless


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