adverb frank·ly \ˈfraŋ-klē\

: in an honest and direct way

Full Definition of FRANKLY

:  in a frank manner <spoke frankly>
:  in truth :  indeed <frankly, I don't know>
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Examples of FRANKLY

  1. You can speak frankly to us.
  2. <frankly, I'd rather stay at home than go to the movies tonight>

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