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frankly

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adverb frank·ly \ˈfraŋ-klē\

Simple Definition of frankly

  • : in an honest and direct way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of frankly

  1. 1 :  in a frank manner <spoke frankly>

  2. 2 :  in truth :  indeed <frankly, I don't know>

Usage Discussion of frankly

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Examples of frankly in a sentence

  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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