speaking quite frankly

speaking quite frankly

A phrase used to indicate that one is about to speak in a more straightforward or candid manner. Nancy's a nice person and all, but, speaking quite frankly, her outfit is hideous. Speaking quite frankly, you need to be more responsible with your finances.
See also: frankly, quite, speaking
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