Synonyms for broken?

A building has a broken washing-machine. I want to cover it in post it notes with synonyms and phrases meaning in need of repair.

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    busted, disabled, down, downtime, exhausted, fallen apart, faulty, feeble, gone, haywire, imperfect, in disrepair, inoperable, kaput*, not functioning, out, ruined, run-down, screwed up*, shot, spent, unsatisfactory, weak, wracked*

    Spanish - Roto

    French - Cassé

    German - Gebrochen

    Italian - Rotto

  • 1 decade ago

    Here are some fun ones...

    down for the count

    all washed up

    wiped out


    had it


    out of order

    on the skids

    down and out

    out of circulation

    dead as a doornail

  • 1 decade ago

    Go to "" and put "broken" in the search engine.

    It'll give you plenty of synonyms.

  • Me<3<3
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    burst, busted, collapsed, cracked, crippled, crumbled, crushed, damaged, defective, demolished, disintegrated, dismembered, fractured, fragmentary, fragmented, hurt, injured, mangled, mutilated, pulverized, rent, riven, ruptured, separated, severed, shattered, shivered, shredded, slivered, smashed, split

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  • 4 years ago

    ♥ heart broken bleeding ♥ awwwwww

  • 1 decade ago

    Non-working; non-functioning; damaged; defective; ruined; inoperative.

  • 1 decade ago

    not working, malfunctioning, inoperable, busted, fried, not functional, faulty, on the fritz, our of order, kaput, and of course... broken.

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