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.]

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. 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.

  3. Jan Ting:

    Asylum is the trump card of immigration, credible fear was an informal procedure intended to keep people out, what’s its doing now is letting people in. People have learned the right words and phrases whether true or not.

  4. Jeffrey Pool:

    There have been informal, working-level discussions of potential locations and next steps, but no final decisions have been made nor are there any plans to begin implementing the EDCA until the Supreme Court completes its review.

  5. Gage Averill:

    Until the early part of the 20th century, barbershop had a strong connection to black informal singing, the music was rooted in black communities. Of course, there's a lot of white nostalgic music that actually comes out of black culture.

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