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Origin of stone-broke

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for stone-broke

impoverished, broke, beggared, flat, penniless, penurious, poor, stone-broke

Examples from the Web for stone-broke

Historical Examples of stone-broke

  • I wish it would, because I'm stone-broke and haven't any more cartridges.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice

  • For Sam was stone-broke, and a plush hat was further away than ever.

    Tales of Mean Streets

    Arthur Morrison

  • In the elegant phraseology of high society I am stone-broke.

    Simon the Jester

    William J. Locke