frankly

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Etymology[edit]

frank +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

frankly (comparative more frankly, superlative most frankly)

  1. (manner) in a frank, open or (too) honest manner.
    He spoke frankly about the economy.
  2. (speech act) In truth, to tell the truth.
    Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

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