formal adjective definition in Describing clothes topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

formal

 adjective: Describing clothes topic
(of a style of dress, speech, writing, behaviour, etc.) very correct and suitable for official or important occasions formal evening dress The dinner was a formal affair. He kept the tone of the letter formal and businesslike. She has a very formal manner, which can seem unfriendly.

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