US: /ˈfɹeɪɫ/
UK: /fɹˈe‍ɪl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

frail /freil/
  • tính từ
    • dễ vỡ; mỏng mảnh
    • yếu đuối, ẻo lả
    • nhu nhược, bạc nhược, dễ bị cám dỗ
    • tạm bợ, mỏng manh
      • a frail life: cuộc sống tạm bợ
      • frail happiness: hạnh phúc mỏng manh
    • không trinh tiết
    • danh từ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đàn bà, con gái
      • danh từ
        • làn (đựng nho...)

      Advanced English dictionary

      + adjective (frailer, frailest)
      1 (especially of an old person) physically weak and thin: Mother was becoming too frail to live alone. + his frail hands
      2 weak; easily damaged or broken: the frail stems of the flowers + Human nature is frail.

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 See fragile.
      2 ailing, unwell, ill, sick, sickly, poorly, thin, skinny, slight, puny, scrawny, wasting or fading away, languishing, infirm, feeble; crippled, consumptive, phthisic:
      She is too frail to see visitors.

      Collocation dictionary


      be, look, seem | become, get, grow


      extremely, very | increasingly | rather | mentally, physically
      Many old people become mentally frail.


      old and frail
      She looked old and frail.

      Concise English dictionary

      +the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
      +a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
      +physically weak
      +having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
      +easily broken or damaged or destroyed