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Synonyms for informal
ɪnˈfɔr məlin·for·mal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. informaladjective

    not formal

    "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"

    Synonyms:
    cozy, loose, intimate

    Antonyms:
    black-tie, semiformal, buckram, formal, titular, literary, ceremonial, pro forma, dress, full-dress, semi-formal, official, starchy, ceremonious, prescribed, unfriendly, nominal, conventional, perfunctory, white-tie, positive, form-only(a), stiff

  2. informal, looseadjective

    not officially recognized or controlled

    "an informal agreement"; "a loose organization of the local farmers"

    Synonyms:
    idle, loose, sluttish, easy, wanton, cozy, escaped, liberal, free, open, lax, intimate, unaffixed, on the loose(p), light, slack, promiscuous, at large(p)

    Antonyms:
    positive, semiformal, buckram, full-dress, ceremonious, starchy, form-only(a), formal, white-tie, titular, unfriendly, conventional, semi-formal, literary, ceremonial, dress, prescribed, perfunctory, official, black-tie, nominal, stiff, pro forma

  3. informaladjective

    used of spoken and written language

    Synonyms:
    cozy, loose, intimate

    Antonyms:
    form-only(a), ceremonial, official, pro forma, buckram, unfriendly, conventional, prescribed, stiff, dress, formal, white-tie, semiformal, literary, nominal, ceremonious, starchy, full-dress, positive, perfunctory, black-tie, titular, semi-formal

  4. cozy, intimate, informaladjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    internal, familiar, knowledgeable, cozy, loose, intimate, versed, cosy, sexual, inner, snug

    Antonyms:
    conventional, black-tie, starchy, buckram, nominal, pro forma, formal, official, perfunctory, semiformal, ceremonial, positive, unfriendly, ceremonious, form-only(a), white-tie, literary, titular, full-dress, prescribed, stiff, dress, semi-formal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. informaladjective

    Synonyms:
    irregular, out of the usual course, not according to the prescribed form

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. informaladjective

    Synonyms:
    unceremonious, unconventional, easy, natural, unconstrained

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How to use informal in a sentence?

  1. Dr Kwakkel:

    They offer a rare glimpse into the informal or private world of medieval monks, personally, I love the thumbprint, which was left by a careless scribe who spilled ink on his work. It seems so fresh and human, yet it happened 700 years ago.

  2. Gretl Plessinger:

    Somebody who is just leaking Rebekah Jones information is not following the chain of command, these informal channels would be significantly less protected.

  3. Alan Brown:

    An informal complaint was made through command channels, and the commander has already assigned an investigating officer and the investigation is ongoing, the command is extremely sensitive to any allegations that involve equal opportunity or discrimination and will investigate every allegation.

  4. Cassandra Pratt:

    That's where we went back to the fact that our culture really is an in-office culture and we think those informal conversations and the face-to-face interactions are important to who we are, and we've seen a significant increase in collaboration. It's also de-escalated some concerns and tensions and some group dynamics by being in person.

  5. Donald Tusk:

    I have offered the leaders an informal meeting of the 27 in the margins of the European Council summit, and I will also propose to the leaders that we start a wider reflection on the future of our Union.


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