Definition of totally in English:


Line breaks: to|tal¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊtəli


1Completely; absolutely: the building was totally destroyed by the fire [as submodifier]: they came from totally different backgrounds some of the lyrics are totally brilliant she’s almost totally deaf
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  • In his denial, he treats a people as less than fully human and totally dishonours the dead.
  • If he is being absolutely and totally honest, what kind of honesty has he deployed up to now?
  • It had been feared that a strong wind from the east could have totally destroyed the window.
1.1 informal Used to emphasize a clause or statement: I’m sorry, I totally didn’t mean it so then Julie, like, totally dumps her boyfriend Tommy
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  • One day I was driving to the store and I was trying to dial a number on my cell phone at the same time—and I totally hit a mailbox.
  • He is, like, totally good in bed.
  • It was pretty good, but the best part was the waiter totally hit on me.
1.2 [as exclamation] informal Used to express agreement: ‘After all it’s his mess, so let him clean it up.’ ‘Totally!’
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  • "So will you come?" "Oh, totally."
  • Was this not a mid-life crisis of mega proportions? "Totally!" responds Stephenson.
  • "Is that still a part of your life?" "Totally, dude."

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