What does the word altogether mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Completely; wholly; permanently.

Usage examples for altogether

  1. " It's not altogether my fault we're strangers. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  2. Helen did not look altogether satisfied, but let the matter go. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  3. " That would mean my giving up writing altogether, Grizel," he said kindly. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie