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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•for•mal*ɪnˈfɔr məl(adj.)

  1. without formality or ceremony; casual:

    an informal visit.

  2. not according to the prescribed, official, or customary way or manner; irregular; unofficial:

    informal proceedings.

  3. suitable to or characteristic of casual or familiar speech or writing.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

* Syn: See colloquial.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. informally(adverb)

    without formality

    "he visited us informally"

  2. colloquially, conversationally, informally(adverb)

    with the use of colloquial expressions

    "this building is colloquially referred to as The Barn"


  1. informally(Adverb)

    In an irregular or informal manner; without the usual forms.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Informally(adverb)

    in an informal manner

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