Definition Of broken
(of a person) having given up all hope; despairing.
he went to his grave a broken man
having an uneven and rough surface.
having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order.
a broken arm
having breaks or gaps in continuity.
a broken white line across the road
Example Of broken
About 750 of its residents are homeless, and many are sick, some with broken bones.
Arming myself with some broken furniture I crept back downstairs.
As I replied to a question in broken French, the people around me instantly became aware of my language barrier.
Because the weather is continuing in such a broken fashion, it will mean delays of up to five or six weeks for most farmers.
But we cannot count on election theft and broken promises to cancel each other out every time.