Athenian sports paper Sport Day topped their front page with “bankrupt Them” on Friday morning.
It's because they're bankrupt and that's what happens to bad banks.
If he feels that the community is bankrupt, then he needs to go somewhere where he'd like it.
One of the proudest names in English soccer will, essentially, be bankrupt.
But the man who was going to squash Playboy was bankrupt at our last meeting.
The bankrupt gathered courage as he felt the indulgences shown to him, and he got into the coach with his uncle and Ragon.
When a man sells his independence and the faith of his friends he is bankrupt.
Therefore, even a bona fide purchaser from a bankrupt will get nothing.
But she had tried them all—those little tricks—was bankrupt.
A bankrupt is not a person who breaks the bank, as is popularly supposed.
1560s, from Italian banca rotta, literally "a broken bench," from banca "moneylender's shop," literally "bench" (see bank (n.1)) + rotta "broken, defeated, interrupted" from (and remodeled on) Latin rupta, fem. past participle of rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)). "[S]o called from the habit of breaking the bench of bankrupts" [Klein]. Earlier in English as a noun, "bankrupt person" (1530s).
1550s, from bankrupt (adj.). Related: Bankrupted; bankrupting.