English adjective: frank
|1.||frank characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion|
|Samples||Blunt talking and straight shooting.|
A blunt New England farmer.
I gave them my candid opinion.
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.
|Synonyms||blunt, candid, forthright, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder|
|2.||frank clearly manifest; evident|
English noun: Frank
|1.||Frank (person) a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Salian, Salian Frank|
|Instance hyponym||Clovis, Clovis I|
|2.||frank (food) a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll|
|Synonyms||dog, frankfurter, hot dog, hotdog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Vienna sausage|
|Part meronym||hot dog, hotdog, red hot|
English verb: frank
|1.||frank (contact) stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|2.||frank (communication) exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||excuse, exempt, let off, relieve|