frankly


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frank·ly

 (frăngk′lē)
adv.
1. In a frank manner; candidly.
2. In truth; honestly: Frankly, I don't care.

frankly

(ˈfræŋklɪ)
adv
1. (sentence modifier) in truth; to be honest: frankly, I can't bear him.
2. in a frank manner

frank•ly

(ˈfræŋk li)

adv.
1. in a frank manner; candidly.
2. in truth; actually: Frankly, I'd rather not go.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.frankly - (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that; "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

frankly

adverb
1. honestly, sincerely, in truth, candidly, to tell you the truth, to be frank, to be frank with someone, to be honest Quite frankly, I don't care.
2. openly, freely, directly, straight, plainly, bluntly, overtly, candidly, without reserve, straight from the shoulder The leaders have been speaking frankly about their problems.
Translations
بِصَرَاحَةبِصَراحَه
upřímně
ærlig talt
offenTacheles reden
suoraan sanoen
iskreno
hreinskilnislega
率直に
솔직히
odkritosrčno
uppriktigt sagt
อย่างตรงไปตรงมา
một cách thẳng thắn

frankly

[ˈfræŋklɪ] ADVfrancamente

frankly

[ˈfræŋkli] advfranchement
Frankly, this has all come as a bit of a shock → Franchement, c'est un peu un choc.

frankly

adv
(= openly) say, talk, admitoffen
(= to be frank)offen or ehrlich gesagt; quite frankly, I don’t careum ganz ehrlich zu sein, es ist mir egal
(= unapologetically) frankly eccentric/maleunverhohlen exzentrisch/männlich

frankly

[ˈfræŋklɪ] advfrancamente, sinceramente

frank

(frӕŋk) adjective
saying or showing openly what is in one's mind; honest. a frank person; a frank reply.
verb
to mark a letter by machine to show that postage has been paid.
ˈfrankly adverb

frankly

بِصَرَاحَة upřímně ærlig talt offen ειλικρινά francamente suoraan sanoen franchement iskreno sinceramente 率直に 솔직히 eerlijk gezegd åpenhjertig szczerze francamente откровенно uppriktigt sagt อย่างตรงไปตรงมา içtenlikle một cách thẳng thắn 坦白地
References in classic literature ?
Laurie colored up, but answered frankly, "Why, you see I often hear you calling to one another, and when I'm alone up here, I can't help looking over at your house, you always seem to be having such good times.
She said frankly that nothing interested her much now but making money.
But Robert admitted quite frankly that he preferred to stay where he was and talk to Mrs.
As we believe this to be an appropriation of the name that has its origin with ourselves, the time has arrived, perhaps, when the fact should be frankly admitted.
said Jessie, with an alarming frank laugh of relief, that was, however, as frankly reflected in the boyishly appreciative eyes of the young men.
Dimmesdale's flock, were alike importunate that he should make trial of the physician's frankly offered skill.
He told her frankly all his difficulty-- that for several applicants the conditions had been prohibitive.
Let me make a clean breast of it here, and frankly admit that I kept but sorry guard.
With his ivory arm frankly thrust forth in welcome, the other captain advanced, and Ahab, putting out his ivory leg, and crossing the ivory arm (like two sword-fish blades) cried out in his walrus way, Aye, aye, hearty
Some had been frankly told that they were too old, that a sprier man was needed; others had given occasion, by some act of carelessness or incompetence; with most, however, the occasion had been the same as with Jurgis.
The wise way would have been to frankly own up; but I could not bring myself to do that, after the young girl had praised me so for recognizing her; so I went on, deeper and deeper into the mire, hoping for a chance clue but never getting one.
DOUGLASS has frankly disclosed the place of his birth, the names of those who claimed ownership in his body and soul, and the names also of those who committed the crimes which he has alleged against them.