This page is about the slang term total
to completely destroy, to wreck
- My son was in an accident last night, and thankfully he wasn't hurt. He totalled our car, though.
- Mandy's car was totalled when a huge tree fell on it in the hurricane.
This is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
My car was totalled, so I'll have to
Contributor: Matt Errey