in the altogether

[ awl-tuh-geth-er, awl-tuh-geth-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF in the altogether
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WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., altogedere, a strengthened form of all (also see together); used in the sense of "a whole" from 1660s. The altogether "nude" is from 1894.

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