A 'broken toy' is a synonym for fuck-up
, or wreck
. Broken toys tend to be people with a history of psychological trauma and a propensity for drug use and reckless behavior.
More specifically, broken toys can refer to women who are fragile or easily manipulated. Some men aim only for broken toys, whether out of sadistic glee, the ease with which they'll jump into bed with somebody, or a foolish and altruistic desire to fix them.
R: Man, this party is full of broken toys.
S: You gonna game on any of them?
R: Shit, that'd be like shooting fish in a barrel.
Amy Winehouse is a pretty seriously broken toy.
A person who has childhood, past relationship or other emotional damage that makes them broken and unable to be part of a healthy relationship.
Scarlett had to cool it with Ed after his screaming fight with his ex-girlfriend at the nightclub. "He is just another broken toy," she explained to her friends.