Definition of informality noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɪnfɔːˈmæləti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnfɔːrˈmæləti//
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  1. 1relaxed and friendly behaviour or speech that does not follow strict rules of how to behave or do something He enjoyed the relative informality of the occasion. opposite formality (3)
  2. 2a style that does not follow strict rules His early paintings display great informality and lightness of touch.