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 Frank Frank

noun

  • a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll  ( dog, frank, frankfurter, hot dog, hotdog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst )
    a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  • a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century  ( Frank )
    a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
  • adj

  • ( ) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion  ( blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder )
    characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
     blunt talking and straight shooting
    blunt talking and straight shooting
     a blunt New England farmer
    a blunt New England farmer
     I gave them my candid opinion
    I gave them my candid opinion
     forthright criticism
    forthright criticism
     a forthright approach to the problem
    a forthright approach to the problem
     tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
     it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
     plainspoken and to the point
    plainspoken and to the point
     a point-blank accusation
    a point-blank accusation
  • clearly manifest; evident  ( frank )
    clearly manifest; evident
     frank enjoyment
    frank enjoyment
  • verb

  • exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks  ( frank )
    exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks
  • stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing  ( frank, postmark )
    stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing


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