deformalize

verb
de·​for·​mal·​ize | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfȯr-mə-ˌlīz How to pronounce deformalize (audio) \
deformalized; deformalizing; deformalizes

Definition of deformalize

transitive verb

: to make less formal

First Known Use of deformalize

1880, in the meaning defined above

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