What does frankly mean?

Definitions for franklyˈfræŋk li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word frankly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. honestly, candidly, frankly(adverb)

    (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

    "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"

Wiktionary

  1. frankly(Adverb)

    in a frank, open or (too) honest manner.

    He spoke frankly about the economy.

  2. frankly(Adverb)

    In truth, to tell the truth.

    Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frankly(adverb)

    in a frank manner; freely

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'frankly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3407

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frankly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frankly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Boehner:

    Frankly, we have limited options, limited ability to deal with it directly.

  2. Joseph Addison:

    I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.

  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

  4. Wolf Blitzer:

    Frankly, they have to put up more money, we are paying disproportionately. It's too much and frankly it's a different world than it was when we originally conceived of the idea.

  5. State John Kerry:

    If we don't lead, future generations will not forgive us, they will want to know how we together could possibly have been so blind, so ideological, so dysfunctional and, frankly, so stubborn.

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