A total that is continually adjusted to take account of further items: he has an endearing vagueness about the exact number of operas he has written, but the running total is 40
More example sentences
- With each shot, the player adds an additional number to his running total and this total is used to determine how he is doing on a hole.
- During the three minutes I could bear to watch, some awful footage was only rescued by a fairly amusing body count screen, showing the running total of gruesome deaths thus far.
- The way the scoring works, if you win you get a score made up of what's left in the hand of every other player, while they have their scores taken off their running totals.
More definitions of running totalDefinition of running total in:
- The US English dictionary