As a adjective formal
is being in accord with established forms.
As a noun formal
As a verb perorate is
to speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.
Being in accord with established forms.
Relating to the form or structure of something.
Relating to formation.
Proper, according to strict etiquette; not casual.
Organized; well-structured and planned.
(mathematics) Relating to mere manipulation and construction of strings of symbols, without regard to their meaning.
* formal cause
An evening gown.
An event with a formal dress code.
- Jenny took Sam to her Year 12 formal .
To speak or declaim at great length, especially in a pompous or grandiloquent manner; to harangue.
To make a peroration; to make a formal recapitulation at the end of a speech.