stone broke

stone broke

slang Having no money. I get paid next week, so can we go out to dinner then? I'm just stone broke right now. I'm stone broke once again and don't know how I'm going to pay my rent.
See also: broke, stone

stone broke

mod. completely broke. I’m sorry, I’m stone broke. Can I send you a check?
See also: broke, stone
References in classic literature ?
Then we threw stones, but only one green and one half-ripe one came down, and my last stone broke the shed window, so there was an end of that.
Alan who is 4ft 6in and weighs less than six stone broke his collarbone when he was allegedly knocked over and searched for money.
Emma Stone broke a lot of rules and that's what Golden Globes fashion is about.
I want to put some rubbish out of the water and then I lose control over my body because a stone broke out.
But Geithner warned that the government has no more than 11 weeks until it goes stone broke and defaults on its obligations to its creditors.
Money Island is built around an overarching grand adventure, saving Stone Broke.
I was absolutely stone broke, I didn't have a pot to p*** in," the Sun quoted him as saying.
Steve Stone broke the deadlock on 16 minutes with a diving header after Ugo Ehiogu nodded down Paul Merson's left-wing cross after a well-worked corner.
When asked if they had much business from south of the border, the worker replied: "You know, if we were relying on northern ones we'd be stone broke.
It is almost eight meters by eight meters but fairly easy to transport, since the stone broke it in two, meaning the piece can travel in two parts.
Kay said: "The stone broke in two as it was being carried away and fell on my foot, dropping on my toes.
The boy wizard who became a worldwide phenomenon has come a long way since Chris Columbus's family-friendly adaptation of The Philosopher's Stone broke box office records in 2001.
Millionaire author J K Rowling has launched an attack on the 'scandal' of lone parent poverty as the film of her book Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone broke box office records.
Millie Ward Age: 38 Title: Principal of Stone & Ward Update: Millie Ward became even more prominent in the advertising community when she and Larry Stone broke away from Resneck Stone Ward & Associates and emerged as Stone & Ward.
officer with extensive knowledge about operations against the United States," Romerstein says that Stone broke with the K.