English dictionary definition of:



  • physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
  • (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded
  • not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly
  • lacking a part or parts
  • discontinuous
  • out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken')
  • destroyed financially
  • weakened and infirm
  • thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
  • imperfectly spoken or written
  • subdued or brought low in condition or status
  • topographically very uneven
  • tamed or trained to obey


busted confused crushed disordered humbled humiliated impoverished low rugged unkept upset

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some practice in consonant patterns and learn about the word broken in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 8. Syllables: how to divide words.

Scrabble score for broken

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 17:02:48 on 18-11-19

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