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"


  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


  1. Frankly

    Frankly is a consumer research solution that provides a mobile and web platform designed specifically for innovation exchange and collaboration between consumer Brands and End-users.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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


  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. Braddock Mayor John Fetterman:

    We're going to be outraised, quite frankly.

  2. Donald Trump:

    This looks like Watergate on steroids, frankly.

  3. Steven Cohen:

    Frankly, I’m blown away by the lack of talent.

  4. Beau Biden:

    I just frankly had no idea that this would happen.

  5. Tom Hoenig:

    Frankly I don't agree with him. I think he's wrong.

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