Definition of whereat in English:


Line breaks: where¦at
Pronunciation: /wɛːrˈat

adverb& conjunction

archaic or formal
At which: they demanded an equal share in the high command, whereat negotiations broke down
More example sentences
  • The Guardian's weekly supplement, which bears the portentous title Society, is the font of public-sector employment, the spring whereat the civic-minded slake their thirst for righteous subsidy.
  • Bernard Pendle also testified that, one night, ‘he heard a scrabbling at the window, whereat he then saw Susanna Misson come in, and jump down upon the floor.’
  • A latch member is pivotally mounted on one of said flared end portions and is spring biased to a first position whereat it straddles the spaced apart brackets and closes off the rod receiving pocket.

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