1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 216
2. [ noun ] (printing,work,politics,writing) printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists (1706-1790)
Synonyms: benjamin_franklin
Related terms: writer scientist american_revolutionary_leader printer
3. [ noun ] (history) United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
Synonyms: john_hope_franklin
Related terms: historian
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 199
5. [ noun ] (England) a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
Related terms: landowner England
Similar spelling:   frank