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Adjective: bankrupt  bangk-rúpt
  1. Financially ruined
    "a bankrupt company";
    - belly-up, bust
     
  2. Without a good quality
    "Can a morally bankrupt government credibly take a moral stand on anything?"
Verb: bankrupt  bangk-rúpt
  1. Reduce to bankruptcy
    "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to bankrupt me!";
    - ruin, break, smash
Noun: bankrupt  bangk-rúpt
  1. Someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
    - insolvent

Derived forms: bankrupted, bankrupting, bankrupts

See also: insolvent

Type of: failure, impoverish, loser, no-hoper, nonstarter, unsuccessful person

Encyclopedia: Bankrupt