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informal

in·for·mal

informal

 
pronunciation:
In for ml
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not formal or ceremonious; casual.
an informal greeting
synonyms:
casual, unceremonious
antonyms:
ceremonial, formal, staid, stiff
similar words:
candid, down-home, everyday, natural, offhand, plain, simple, unassuming, unpretentious
definition 2: not according to regulations or prescribed standards or forms; unofficial.
an informal working agreement
synonyms:
unofficial
antonyms:
formal
similar words:
irregular, off the cuff, unconventional, uncustomary
definition 3: of language, characteristic of or appropriate to everyday conversation or casual writing.
synonyms:
colloquial
similar words:
common, everyday, familiar, slangy, vernacular
derivation: informally (adv.)
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