English dictionary definition of:

formal


Noun

  • a gown for evening wear
  • a lavish dance requiring formal attire

Adjective

  • refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
  • being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
  • (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms
  • logically deductive
  • characteristic of or befitting a person in authority
  • represented in simplified or symbolic form

Thesaurus

ball conventional courtly schematic stately

Spellzone course content

View spelling list or - longer words and learn about the word formal in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war.

View spelling list The l sound after m and learn about the word formal in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Other Spellzone word lists: Art, general

Scrabble score for formal


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 18:06:03 on 18-01-20

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