Definitions for frail

Definitions for (noun) frail

Main entry: frail

Definition: a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

Main entry: frail

Definition: the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds

Definitions for (adj) frail

Main entry: delicate, fragile, frail

Definition: easily broken or damaged or destroyed

Usage: a kite too delicate to fly safely; fragile porcelain plates; fragile old bones; a frail craft

Main entry: fallible, frail, imperfect, weak

Definition: wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

Usage: I'm only a fallible human; frail humanity

Main entry: frail

Definition: physically weak

Usage: an invalid's frail body

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