whereat

[ hwair-at, wair- ]
/ ʰwɛərˈæt, wɛər- /

conjunction

Literary.
  1. at which: a reception whereat many were present.
  2. to which; whereupon: a remark whereat she quickly angered.

adverb

Archaic. in reference to which.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. where've,
  2. whereabout,
  3. whereabouts,
  4. whereafter,
  5. whereas,
  6. whereby,
  7. wherefore,
  8. wherefores,
  9. wherefrom,
  10. wherein

Origin of whereat

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at where, at1

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British Dictionary definitions for whereat

whereat

/ (wɛərˈæt) archaic /

adverb

at or to which place

sentence connector

upon which occasion
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