1. [ adjective ] physically weak

"an invalid's frail body"

Related terms: robust debile decrepit delicate unhealthy
2. [ noun ] the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
Related terms: weight_unit
3. [ adjective ] having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
Synonyms: imperfect weak fallible

"I'm only human" "frail humanity"

Related terms: human
4. [ adjective ] easily broken or damaged or destroyed
Synonyms: fragile delicate

"a kite too delicate to fly safely" "fragile porcelain plates" "fragile old bones" "a frail craft"

Related terms: breakable
5. [ noun ] a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
Related terms: basket
Similar spelling:   Frailey