Definitions For Formal


  • A gown for evening wear
  • A lavish dance requiring formal attire


  • Refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court
  • Logically deductive
  • Characteristic of or befitting a person in authority
  • Represented in simplified or symbolic form


  • Being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
  • (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms


  • A social gathering (such as a dance) that requires formal dress and manners : a formal event

Is Formal a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Formal is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Formal in a Sentence

  • He asked her to the formal at the end of the year

Synonyms for Formal

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