frail

suomi-englanti sanakirja

frail englannista suomeksi

  1. viikunakori, rusinakori

  2. hauras

  3. 22,7 kg

  1. hauras, heiveröinen

  2. heiveröinen

  3. hauras

  4. hairahtuvainen

  5. Substantiivi

  6. Verbi

frail englanniksi

  1. Easily broken physically; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish.

  2. (RQ:Marlowe Tamburlaine)

  3. 1831, John James Audubon, ''Ornithological Biography: Volume 1'', ''Blue-grey Fly-catcher''

  4. Its nest is composed of the frailest materials, and is light and small in proportion to the size of the bird
  5. Weak; infirm.

  6. (quote-book)

  7. 1922, Isaac Rosenberg, ''by Isaac Rosenberg/Dawn|Dawn''

  8. O as the soft and frail lights break upon your eyelids
  9. Mentally fragile.

  10. Liable to fall from virtue or be led into sin; not strong against temptation; weak in resolution; unchaste.

  11. A basket made of rushes, used chiefly to hold figs and raisins.

  12. The quantity of fruit or other items contained in a frail.

  13. A rush for weaving baskets.

  14. (synonym of).

  15. 1948, C. Henry Warren, ''The English Counties'', ''Essex'', Odhams, p. 170:

  16. The scythe, the sickle and the flail (or "frail", is it is invariably called) - these should surely be incorporated in the county arms, for on their use much of the prosperity of Essex has always rested until now.
  17. A girl.

  18. 1931, (w) / (w), ‘Minnie the Moocher’:

  19. She was the roughest, toughest frail, but Minnie had a heart as big as a whale.
  20. (RQ:Fitzgerald Tender is the Night)

  21. 1939, (w), ''The Big Sleep'', Penguin 2011, p. 148:

  22. ‘She's pickin' 'em tonight, right on the nose,’ he said. ‘That tall black-headed frail.’
  23. 1941, Preston Sturges, ''Sullivan's Travels|Sullivan's Travels'', published in ''Five Screenplays'', (ISBN), page 77:

  24. Sullivan, the girl and the butler get to the ground. The girl wears a turtle-neck sweater, a cap slightly sideways, a torn coat, turned-up pants and sneakers.
    SULLIVAN Why don't you go back with the car... You look about as much like a boy as West|Mae West.
    THE GIRL All right, they'll think I'm your frail.
  25. To play a stringed instrument, usually a banjo, by picking with the back of a fingernail.