Definitions for informalɪnˈfɔr məl

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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"


  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

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