Definitions for informalɪnˈfɔr məl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word informal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. informal(adj)

    not formal

    "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"

  2. informal, loose(adj)

    not officially recognized or controlled

    "an informal agreement"; "a loose organization of the local farmers"

  3. informal(adj)

    used of spoken and written language

  4. cozy, intimate, informal(adj)

    having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere

    "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate"

Wiktionary

  1. informal(Adjective)

    Not formal or ceremonious; casual.

    an informal get-together

  2. informal(Adjective)

    Not in accord with the usual regulations; unofficial.

    an informal agreement

  3. informal(Adjective)

    Suited for everyday use.

    informal clothes

  4. informal(Adjective)

    Reflecting everyday, non-ceremonious usage.

  5. informal(Adjective)

    Not organized; not structured or planned.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Informal(adj)

    not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writting, proceeding, or visit

  2. Informal(adj)

    deranged in mind; out of one's senses

  3. Origin: [Pref. in- not + formal.]

Editors Contribution

  1. informal

    A conversation, occasion or meeting that is friendly, peaceful and fun.

    We love to meet with our work friends in an informal manner so we can all get to know each other that does not involve our work roles.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'informal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3869

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'informal' in Adjectives Frequency: #525

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of informal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of informal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Leah Whitson:

    Saudi Arabia will never solve the problem of informal work until it fixes its labor system to root out long-term systemic abuses.

  2. The Stockholm District Court:

    This relates to participation in a large number of massacres during the 1994 genocide where the defendant had an informal role as a leader.

  3. Douglas Mena:

    I'm not the only one, there are many of us who have started re-selling goods on the informal market, baking cakes, cleaning houses, anything.

  4. Donald Tusk:

    I have offered the leaders an informal meeting of the 27 in the margins of the European Council summit, and I will also propose to the leaders that we start a wider reflection on the future of our Union.

  5. Ko Ni:

    There is an informal way (to amend the constitution) in which we have to enact a special law to temporarily suspend the provision in 59 (f). This law can be enacted by 51 percent of votes at the Union Parliament.

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