adjective see frank II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • frankable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unfrankable — Un*frank a*ble, a. Not frankable; incapable of being sent free by public conveyance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frank — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, free, from Anglo French franc, from Medieval Latin francus, from Late Latin Francus Frank Date: 1535 1. marked by free, forthright, and sincere expression < a frank reply > 2. a. unmistakably evident <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • frank — frank1 frankable, adj. franker, n. /frangk/, adj., franker, frankest, n., v. adj. 1. direct and unreserved in speech; straightforward; sincere: Her criticism of my work was frank but absolutely fair. 2. without inhibition or subterfuge; direct;… …   Universalium

  • frank — /fræŋk / (say frangk) adjective 1. open or unreserved in speech; candid or outspoken; sincere. 2. undisguised; avowed; downright: frank mutiny. –noun 3. a signature or mark affixed by special privilege to a letter, parcel, or the like, to ensure… …   Australian English dictionary

  • frank|a|ble — «FRANG kuh buhl», adjective. that can be franked: »a frankable letter …   Useful english dictionary

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