semiformal

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adjective semi·for·mal \-ˈfȯr-məl\

Definition of semiformal

  1. :  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.

First Known Use of semiformal

1906


SEMIFORMAL Defined for English Language Learners

semiformal

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Definition of semiformal for English Language Learners

  • : somewhat formal : not informal but not highly formal


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