semiformal

adjective semi·for·mal \ ˌse-mē-ˈfȯr-məl , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

Definition of semiformal

: being or suitable for an occasion of moderate formality
  • a semiformal dinner
  • semiformal gowns

Examples of semiformal in a Sentence

  1. She wore a semiformal gown to the wedding.

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First Known Use of semiformal

1906


SEMIFORMAL Defined for English Language Learners

semiformal

adjective

Definition of semiformal for English Language Learners

  • : somewhat formal : not informal but not highly formal


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