flat busted

flat busted

slang Having no money. I get paid next week, so can we go out to dinner then? I'm just flat busted right now. I'm flat busted once again and don't know how I'm going to pay my rent.
See also: busted, flat
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These days, anyone can come to New York City flat busted, make money, and not even have to work a day job.
I took seven years off and woke up one morning flat busted.