(noun, adjective, verb)


1. characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

- tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank

Similar word(s): direct, blunt, candid, forthright, outspoken, plainspoken

2. clearly manifest; evident

- frank enjoyment

Similar word(s): obvious

Sentences with frank as an adjective:

- May I be frank with you?

- The research probes whether treating pre-diabetes with metformin can prevent progression to frank diabetes.


1. a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century

Definition categories: person, european

2. a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

Similar word(s): dog, frankfurter, hotdog, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst

Definition categories: food, sausage

Sentences with frank as a noun:

- Buy a package of franks for the barbecue.


1. stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing

Similar word(s): postmark

Definition categories: contact, stamp

2. exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks

Definition categories: communication, excuse, exempt, relieve