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Proper nounEdit

Frankie (plural Frankies)

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Frank or Francis.
    • 1991 Carl Hiaasen, Native Tongue, Knopf, →ISBN, page 62:
      Before arriving in Miami, he was known by his real name of Frankie King. Not Frank but Frankie; his mother had named him after the singer Frankie Laine.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Frances or Francesca.