- not according to prescribed or fixed customs, rules, ceremonies, etc.
- casual, easy, unceremonious, or relaxed
- designed for use or wear on everyday occasions
- not requiring formal dress
- designating or of the words, phrases, and idioms characteristic of speech or writing that is casual, ordinary, unceremonious, etc.; colloquial
An informal poolside party.
The definition of informal is something or someone who is casual or relaxed.
An example of informal used as an adjective is informal clothing, such as comfy casual jeans and a sweatshirt.
not formal; specif.,: the label [Informal] is used throughout this dictionary in this sense
- Not formal or ceremonious; casual: an informal gathering of friends; a relaxed, informal manner.
- Not being in accord with prescribed regulations or forms; unofficial: an informal agreement.
- Suited for everyday wear or use: informal clothes.
- Characterized by nontechnical vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and relatively few explicit transitions, as typified by spoken language: informal discourse.
(comparative more informal, superlative most informal)
AnagramsSee also: informál
- So why would he suddenly want her to select the clothes he wore to an informal party where he knew no one.
- In informal conferences with commissioners from the seceded states he assured them that Fort Sumter should be speedily evacuated.
- 2 seq., is not incredible in an informal letter from a man like Paul.
- Basically. Or would've been, if Darkyn hadn't decided to honor the informal deal he made with her.
- New Haven's pizzerias, are informal places--ambiance and service are secondary.