Pronunciation: (ôl"tu-ge&thslash;'ur, ôl'tu-ge&thslash;"ur), [key]
1. wholly; entirely; completely; quite: altogether fitting.
2. with all or everything included: The debt amounted altogether to twenty dollars.
3. with everything considered; on the whole: Altogether, I'm glad it's over.
in the altogether, Informal.nude: When the phone rang she had just stepped out of the bathtub and was in the altogether.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.