The word broke has 2 meanings:
1. When something is smashed into pieces, it has been "broke". [Should be "broken".]
2. When an entity, usually a man, has lost all of its money, it is "broke".
As it is ungrammatical, its use suggests a rustic or uneducated person.
==Arts and entertainment== ===Music=== * Broke (album), a 2000 Hed PE album * Broke, an album by Kazzer * "Broke", a song by The Beta Band from the album Hot Shots II * "Broke", a song by Cassius Henry * "Broke" (Modest Mouse song), a 1996 song by Modest Mouse
===Other=== * "Broke" (The Office), a 2009 episode of The Office * Broke*, a 2011 film * Broke, a 2012 film by Rakontur * Broke (film), a 2016 film * Tony Broke, hero of the British comic strip Ivor Lott and Tony Broke
==Other uses== * Broke (surname) * , three Royal Navy vessels * Broke baronets, two extinct titles, one in the Baronetage of England, the other in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom * Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth, and Treasure, a 2010 book written by national TV and radio host Glenn Beck
==See also== * Break (disambiguation) * Broken (disambiguation) * Bankruptcy