noun see frank II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • franker — frank frank (fr[a^][ng]k), a. [Compar. {franker} (fr[a^][ng]k [ e]r); superl. {frankest}.] [F. franc free, frank, L. Francus a Frank, fr. OHG. Franko the name of a Germanic people on the Rhine, who afterward founded the French monarchy; cf. AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • franker — fran|ker sb., en, e el. franker, ne (HISTORISK person fra Frankerriget) …   Dansk ordbog

  • franker — Ⅰ. frank [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) honest and direct, especially when dealing with unpleasant matters. 2) open or undisguised: frank admiration. DERIVATIVES frankness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «free»: from Latin francus free , from Francus… …   English terms dictionary

  • franker — noun Somebody or something which franks …   Wiktionary

  • franker — fræŋk n. mark or signature which allows a letter or package to be sent free of charge; right to affix such a mark; letter or package which has such a mark v. apply a mark or signature which allows a letter or package to be delivered without… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • franker — frank·er …   English syllables

  • franker — s, pl HIST forngermansk folkgrupp som erövrade Gallien på 400 talet …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • franker — ˈfraŋkə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: frank (III) + er : one that franks; especially : a machine for franking mail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stanley Franker — (born 1945 in Paramaribo, Suriname) is a former national tennis captain of the Netherlands Davis Cup team. After becoming the top ranked tennis player of Suriname, Franker received a scholarship for the University of Southern California. There he …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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