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.
A DESPERATE Irishman on a lads' holiday in Las Vegas has put his car up for sale after Sin City left him "stone broke".
"I saw Alan last Wednesday and he was doing really well and we're planning on meeting up soon, perhaps for a drink, or afternoon tea - just u0s two together." 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.
Nearly nine out of ten people now hold some form of savings while the number of "stone broke" adults has declined to 11% in 2014 from 20% in April last year.
"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. Stone Broke, who was bullied as a kid and never learned how to save, spend, invest and share, has allowed his experience with money to harden his heart.
"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." The worker said: "Give your friends and your family a call.
RESPONDING to a TS10 youth blog named "stone broke student", LOU said: "I totally agree.
Kay said: "The stone broke in two as it was being carried away and fell on my foot, dropping on my toes.
There's unashamed pop (Right By You), folk (I Cannot Run), country (We Are One), jazz (Cherryade & Rock'n'Roll) and even blues boogie (Stone Broke Stone Cold Sober).
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.