totally

[ toht-l-ee ]
/ ˈtoʊt l i /

adverb

wholly; entirely; completely: The two sisters have totally different personalities.
Informal. (used as an intensifier): I totally cried when the movie ended. That was totally not what I meant.

interjection

Informal. definitely; absolutely (used to express complete agreement or strong affirmation): Yes, totally, he should apologize to you!

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of totally

First recorded in 1500–10; total + -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for totally