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Definitions of broke

  1. To transact business for another.
  2. To act as procurer in love matters; to pimp.
  3. imp. & amp; p. p. of Break.
  4. imp. & p. p. of Break.
  5. Past tense and past participle of the verb break.
  6. Pa. t. and old pa. p. of BREAK.
  7. Of to break.
  8. Imp. broken, pp., of BREAK, v.
  9. To transact business for or by others.

Usage examples for broke

  1. It was the other thing that broke me up. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. And then the great day broke! – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. I'm tired and broke and hungry. – Master of the Moondog by Stanley Mullen
  4. A. I heard them say, when they broke in, they wanted a strange Indian. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  5. I-" She broke off suddenly. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. Her husband's voice broke. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  7. At this point the boy's voice broke up and there was silence for some moments in the office. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  8. You know I'm broke. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  9. Then he broke into a little laugh. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. " Then I'm not going to listen to it," broke in Tom; " I'm not serious, and I won't be serious, and no one shall make me serious to- night. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  11. A light broke upon me. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. It broke down again and again. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  13. As she looked at me, a smile broke slowly over her face. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  14. I broke the silence to ask. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  15. For the first time her face broke into a smile, for she had almost forgotten how to smile. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  16. The party broke up at a late hour, and Sam and Cleary walked back together to the hotel. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  17. And again he broke into a laugh. – A Nobleman's Nest by Ivan Turgenieff
  18. Emil, however, broke in quickly: " Perhaps you will have a little time to spare for me, too? – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  19. " Here Paula broke in. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  20. A great light broke over Pat's face. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
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