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Meaning of WHEREAT

Pronunciation:  wehr'at

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  at or toward which; "we were at a party whereat there was lots of dancing"
  2. [adv]  in consequence of which; "this is a statement whereat the listeners may get angry"
 

WHEREAT is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: whereupon
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Where*at"\, adv.
1. At which; upon which; whereupon; -- used relatively.

         They vote; whereat his speech he thus renews.
                                               --Milton.

         Whereat he was no less angry and ashamed than
         desirous to obey Zelmane.             --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

2. At what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereat are you
   offended?

 

 

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