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Adjective
/fraNGk/,
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franker, comparative; frankest, superlative;
  1. Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, esp. when dealing with unpalatable matters
    • - a long and frank discussion
    • - to be perfectly frank, I don't know
  2. Open, sincere, or undisguised in manner or appearance
    • - Katherine saw her look at Sam with frank admiration
  3. Unmistakable; obvious
    • - frank ulceration
Verb
  1. Stamp an official mark on (a letter or parcel), esp. to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid

  2. Sign (a letter or parcel) to ensure delivery free of charge

  3. Facilitate or pay the passage of (someone)
    • - English will frank the traveler through most of North America
Noun
  1. An official mark or signature on a letter or parcel, esp. to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid


  1. a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
  2. blunt: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as ...
  3. postmark: stamp with a postmark to indicate date and time of mailing
  4. a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
  5. clearly manifest; evident; "frank enjoyment"
  6. exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks
  7. Characters from the 28 Days Later films (the films 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later and from the graphic novel '''') are listed below.
  8. Frank is the debut album of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, released 20 October 2003 on Island Records. Production for the album took place during 2002 to 2003 and was handled by Winehouse, Salaam Remi, Commissioner Gordon, Jimmy Hogarth, and Matt Rowe. ...
  9. Frank was the girl group from Channel 4's comedy drama series Totally Frank. Frank consisted of lead singer Lauren Blake (born 1984), guitarist Bryony Afferson (born 1983), keyboard player Helena Dowling (born 1983) and drummer Hayley Angel Wardle (born 1983). ...
  10. Beyond the Black Stump is an Australian comic strip written by Sean Leahy. It won the "Best Comic Strip" at the 2003 National Coffs Harbour Cartoon Awards and the "Comic Strip Cartoonist of the Year" at the Australian Cartoonist's Association's Stanley Award the same year.
  11. Frank is a cartoon character created by Jim Woodring. He is a bipedal, bucktoothed animal of uncertain species with a short tail, described by Woodring as a "generic anthropomorph". From , he appears to be about the size of a cat. When shown in color, his fur is purple. ...
  12. Donnie Darko is a 2001 American psychological thriller-fantasy film directed and written by Richard Kelly. ...
  13. Free postage, a right exercised by governments (usually with definite article); The notice on an envelope where a stamp would normally be found; To place a frank on an envelope; Honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt
  14. One of the Franks, a Germanic federation that inhabited parts of what are now France, the Low Countries and Germany; A male given name; A surname
  15. An indication on a cover that postage is prepaid, partially prepaid or that the letter is to be carried free of postage. Franks may be written, hand-stamped, imprinted or affixed. Free franking is usually limited to soldiers' mail or selected government correspondence. ...
  16. describes a tea with well-defined characteristics (texture, flavors, aromas, etc.) without defect or ambiguity.
  17. practice where members of Parliament were allowed to send letters for free (until 1840) by signing the bottom left corner of the envelope.
  18. v. (1) To distribute non-apa material (such as a convention flyer) through an apa. (2) To include a fanzine by a non-member in one's submission to an apa, without claiming it for page credit (3) To send material through an apa which one has produced for other purposes, and which does not count ...
  19. an indication on an envelope (e.g. stamp,  meter,  PVI,  signature, printed message) that the postage has been paid or that the envelope is to be carried without payment of postage.
  20. franquicia postal; franco; sincero; franquear
  21. A label or mark indicating that postage has been paid or is free. Most often used on Military Mail issuing from within a war zone.
  22. A stamp, mark or signature that shows payment of postage on a piece of mail. (A signature, with no stamp or paid marking, is called a free frank. Free franks are available to congress and the President.) [Back to top]
  23. R. G., Gluck, J. P., & Buckelow, P. Sr. (1990). Rehabilitation: Psychology's greatest opportunity? American Psychologist, 45, 754–761.
  24. Open, undisguised; blunt, straightforward.
  25. Original name of Homer's cousin. See also: Francine and Mother Shabubu.