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Definition of "stony-broke" [stony-broke]

  • Lacking funds (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "stony-broke" in a sentence
  • "Given that we are stony-broke, due to the hefty acceleration of gasoline prices, the increase in tuition at the kid's school, and what's been going on with our gas and electic and water bills lately, not to mention the water bills 40% increase in the water bill!"
  • "Which is good, since we are stony-broke ourselves."
  • "Once I've put something on those -- I owe the hospital, the dentist, the clinic -- I'll be stony-broke again."
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