how to pronounce frail

fɹɛɪl

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meanings of frail

adjective:

  1. Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; unchaste.
  2. Mentally fragile.
  3. Weak; infirm.
  4. Easily broken physically; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish.

noun:

  1. A girl.
  2. A basket made of rushes, used chiefly to hold figs and raisins.
  3. A rush for weaving baskets.
  4. The quantity of fruit or other items contained in a frail.

verb:

  1. To play a stringed instrument, usually a banjo, by picking with the back of a fingernail.

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