be honest/frank

Definition of be honest/frank

:to speak in a very direct or truthful way
  • To be perfectly/quite honest/frank (with you), I didn't like the movie.

Word by Word Definitions

honest play
  1. : free from fraud or deception : legitimate, truthful

  2. : genuine, real

  3. : humble, plain

  1. : in a genuine or honest (see 1honest) manner : honestly

  2. : with all sincerity

frank play
  1. : marked by free, forthright, and sincere expression

  2. : unmistakably evident

  3. : clinically evident and unmistakable

  1. : to mark (a piece of mail) with an official signature or sign indicating the right of the sender to free mailing

  2. : to mail free

  3. : to affix to (mail) a stamp or a marking indicating the payment of postage

  1. : the signature of the sender on a piece of franked mail serving in place of a postage stamp

  2. : a mark or stamp on a piece of mail indicating postage paid

  3. : a franked envelope

  1. : frankfurter

  1. : a member of a West Germanic tribal confederacy that entered the Roman provinces in a.d. 253, occupied the Netherlands and most of Gaul, and established themselves along the Rhine


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