- 1In an open, honest, and direct manner: she talks very frankly about herselfMore example sentences
- It is time that the parish council told council tax payers what is going on - openly and frankly.
- I can tell you quite frankly that the stuff from our childhoods is not to be blamed on us.
- As an Independent councillor he will be able to express frankly what Walcot people say they need
- 1.1 [sentence adverb] Used to emphasize the truth of a statement, however unpalatable or shocking this may be: frankly, I was pleased to leaveMore example sentences
- That is frankly a ridiculous statement with less foundation than most of the ones that I make.
- That is the crux of the problem to me, because frankly, not all films are meant for television.
- Quite frankly, American film studios are going about this remake business all wrong.
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