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

transitive verb

: to make less formal

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deformalize was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Deformalize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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