* (noun) a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
Other definitions and usage examples for Frank in different contexts:
- (verb) stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing;
- (adjective) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "tell me wh; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"
- (noun) a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll;
- (verb) exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks;
- (adjective) clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment"
- (n.) A pigsty.;
- (v. t.) To shut up in a frank or sty; to pen up; hence, to cram;
- (n.) The common heron; -- so called from its note.;
- (n.) Unbounded by restrictions, limitations, etc.; free.;
- (n.) Free in uttering one's real sentiments; not reserved; using
no disguise; candid; ingenuous; as, a frank nature, conversation,
- (n.) Liberal; generous; profuse.
- (n.) Unrestrained; loose; licentious; -- used in a bad sense.
- (v. t.) To send by public conveyance free of expense.
- (v. t.) To extempt from charge for postage, as a letter, package,
or packet, etc.
- (a.) The privilege of sending letters or other mail matter, free
of postage, or without charge; also, the sign, mark, or signature
denoting that a letter or other mail matter is to free of postage.
- (a.) A member of one of the German tribes that in the fifth
century overran and conquered Gaul, and established the kingdom of
- (a.) A native or inhabitant of Western Europe; a European; -- a
term used in the Levant.
- (a.) A French coin. See Franc.
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