Definition of whereat in English:

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Pronunciation: /wɛːrˈat/

relative 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.

Words that rhyme with whereat

at, bat, brat, cat, chat, cravat, drat, expat, fat, flat, frat, gat, gnat, hat, hereat, high-hat, howzat, lat, mat, matt, matte, Montserrat, Nat, outsat, pat, pit-a-pat, plait, plat, prat, Rabat, rat, rat-tat, Sadat, sat, scat, Sebat, shabbat, shat, skat, slat, spat, splat, sprat, stat, Surat, tat, that, thereat, tit-for-tat, vat

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