[n] informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"
[adv] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent; "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "It was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly' as in"a whole new idea")
[adv] with everything included or counted; "altogether he earns close to a million dollars"
[adv] with everything considered (and neglecting details); "altogether, I'm sorry it happened"; "all in all, it's not so bad"
all, all in all, all told, birthday suit, completely, entirely, in all, on the whole, raw, totally, tout ensemble, whole, wholly