Definitions of frank

  1.   characterized by disconcerting directness in manner or speech without subtlety or evasion blunt talking and straight shooting a blunt New England farmer I gave them my candid opinion forthright criticism a forthright approach to the problem tell me what you think and you may just as well be frank it is possible to be outspoken without being rude plainspoken and to the point a point blank accusation
  2.   stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing
  3.   a smooth textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked often served on a bread roll
  4.   a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
  5.   clearly manifest evident frank enjoyment
  6.   exempt by means of an official pass or letter as from customs or other checks
  7.   characterized by directness in manner or speech without subtlety or evasion blunt talking and straight shooting a blunt New England farmer I gave them my candid opinion forthright criticism a forthright approach to the problem
  8.   A pigsty
  9.   To shut up in a frank or sty to pen up hence to cram to fatten
  10.   Unbounded by restrictions limitations etc free
  11.   Free in uttering one's real sentiments not reserved using no disguise candid ingenuous as a frank nature conversation manner etc
  12.   Liberal generous profuse
  13.   To send by public conveyance free of expense
  14.   To extempt from charge for postage as a letter package or packet etc
  15.   The privilege of sending letters or other mail matter free of postage or without charge also the sign mark or signature denoting that a letter or other mail matter is to free of postage
  16.   A member of one of the German tribes that in the fifth century overran and conquered Gaul and established the kingdom of France
  17.   A French coin See Franc
  18.   The common heron so called from its note
  19.   Unrestrained loose licentious used in a bad sense
  20.   A native or inhabitant of Western Europe a European a term used in the Levant
  21.   Open or ingenuous candid outspoken unreserved
  22.   A signature that exempts or releases mailmatter from payment of postage a letter privileged to go post free
  23.   To send or have conveyed as a letter free of charge
  24.   Frankly
  25.   Frankness
  26.   A member of the ancient German tribe or aggregate of tribes which overthrew the Roman dominion in Gaul and gave origin to the name France a native of Franconia a name given by the Turks Greeks and Arabs to any of the inhabitants of the western parts of Europe English French Italians etc a French coin
  27.   A letter sent by mail free of postage also that which makes a letter free as the signature of a person possessing the privilege The privilege of giving franks for letters was enjoyed within certain limits by all members of the British parliament till 1840 when it was abolished by the act which established the penny postage The Franking privilege at one time gave rise to serious scandals in Congress No letters are free now except those referring to strictly public business transmitting public documents etc
  28.   Open or candid in expression
  29.   To send free of expense as a letter
  30.   FRANKLY New Test gratuitously
  31.   A letter free from postage or that which exempts it
  32.   Open candid
  33.   To send free of charge for carriage exempt from postage
  34.   To send free of charge as a letter
  35.   Candid and open ingenuous
  36.   Free privileged exempt
  37.   The right to send mail matter free the package so sent or the signature that authenticates it
  38.   A member of one of the Germanic tribes settled on the Rhine early in the Christian era
  39.   In the Orient any European
  40.   Frankish
  41.   Free and open in manner or expression liberal generous without conditions or compensation unrestrained
  42.   A letter which is exempted from postage or the writing which renders it free a name given by the Turks Greeks and Arabs to any of the inhabitants of western Europe one of the Franks a powerful German tribe that conquered France
  43.   To send as a letter exempt from postage
  44.   Open candid ingenuous generous
  45.   A name given by the Turks and other inhabitants of Eastern countries to the English French Italians c one of the anc Germans who conquered and settled in France a Frenchman

Quotes of frank

  1. What a ball from Frank Frank and I go back years He used to do that when I was at Ajax – Dennis Bergkamp
  2. As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius in those days I thought Einstein was the only genius around – Jimmy Carl Black
  3. It's Frank's painting on the cover We were originally going to use a Salvador Dali painting that we got permission from Salvador Dali to use and Frank found this one and it really did fit the music much more – Alice Cooper
  4. Frank Capra was a prop man I think John Ford was a prop man It was a little bit of a father and son thing and you kind of worked your way up – Francis Ford Coppola
  5. During three decades along all the highways of my youth Frank had always been there for me – Sammy Davis, Jr.
  6. You replace it by 23 percent tax a frank transparent tax embedded in the cost at retail and everybody gets to takes their whole check home And the average income earner gets a 50 percent increase in take -home pay – John Linder
  7. Think of Frank Capra and Preston Sturges They used the same actors over and over again – Matthew Modine
  8. And let us be frank the security threats that emanate from our ports come from foreign cargo – Dana Rohrabacher
  9. The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century and the rise of the great novels in a later period together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life may be called the Third Renaissance – Hu Shih
  10. Frank called me one day and said 'I have an idea for a movie why don't you come over and I'll tell you So I went over and we sat down and he said 'This picture starts in heaven'. That shook me – James Stewart
  11. We had some very distinguished fans I know one chancellor of a major university who used to schedule his meetings around Star Trek We were thrilled to discover that Frank Sinatra was a big fan – Patrick Stewart
  12. All the Frank O'Hara types seem to have very little sound stuff going it's so chatty or something – Tom Verlaine
  13. This man is frank and earnest with women In Fresno he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest – Henny Youngman
  14. We will have close to 3 months of rehearsals to learn about 30 songs Frank usually rehearsed a band for at least 3 months If it took him that long to be comfortable we probably would need double the amount but It's just not financially possible to do so – Dweezil Zappa

Usage examples for frank

  1. “ To be frank that is the reason I didn't let you know I was coming – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. Will you be frank – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  3. But I do love you Frank with all my heart and soul and mind and strength and you'll count that on the other side won't you – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  4. “ I see said Frank – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  5. It is right that I should be very frank with you she went on for I am going to ask you to help me – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. “ To be frank I came out because my friends in the old one seemed to fancy the same thing of me – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  7. If I am a bit older Frank is the best husband that ever lived – Salome by Emma Marshall
  8. “ I want you to tell me what little thing I should buy for Frank just to be friends all round don't you know – The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols by William Black
  9. “ I couldn't sleep without asking it Frank – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  10. Yet while sincerely sorry for Sebastien she was perfectly frank with herself in thought – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  11. “ I'll be frank with you I'm glad to get him on those terms – The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys by Gulielma Zollinger
  12. If I say a word against Frank Merriwell you want to eat me up – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  13. Depends on how many hours you work said Frank – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  14. Miss Jane received him with her usual frank and kind manner – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. And Frank where is Frank – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. Frank only stayed a few days ” – The Happy Man by Gerald Wilburn Page
  17. You see I am quite frank with you – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  18. Yes I'm here Frank and oh Frank I'm in such trouble – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis
  19. Very well then I will be frank with you – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  20. But may I be quite frank with you Bertie – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse

Rhymes for frank