be flat broke(redirected from were flat broke)
be flat broke
slang To have no money. Primarily heard in US. I get paid next week, so can we go out to dinner then? I'm just flat broke right now. I'm flat broke once again and don't know how I'm going to pay my rent.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
be flat ˈbroke(British English also be stony ˈbroke) (informal) have no money at all: I’m afraid I can’t come away with you this weekend — I’m flat broke!
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017