Meaning of INFORMAL in English

INFORMAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ (ˌ)in-ˈfȯr-məl ]

adjective

Date: 1585

1. : marked by the absence of formality or ceremony

an informal meeting

an informal group

2. : characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary, casual, or familiar use

informal English

informal clothes

• in·for·mal·i·ty -(ˌ)fȯr-ˈma-lə-tē, -fər- noun

• in·for·mal·ly -ˈfȯr-mə-lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.