[weər'æt] or [hwɛr'æt]
(adv.) At which; upon which; whereupon; -- used relatively.
(adv.) At what; -- used interrogatively; as, whereat are you offended?
- Such aid is not always effectual, said Justinian significantly, whereat the Greek shrugged his shoulders, but made no reply. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- But Mr. Carstone is for the time being established in Kenge's room, whereat Mr. Guppy chafes. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Whereat Miss Bella laughed a scornful little laugh and said: 'Quite enough about this, I am sure, on all sides. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- When she went again, Mr. Dashwood was alone, whereat she rejoiced. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Whereat Mr Twemlow leaned his innocent head upon his hand, and moaned a little moan of distress and disgrace. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- Whereat Caliphronas, leaning over the taffrail and looking dreamily at the shores of his native land, broke out into song. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- Here the leather-legginged boy laughed very heartily, and then tried to look as if it was somebody else, whereat Mr. Winkle frowned majestically. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Oh, Caliphronas— As beautiful and as false as Paris of Troy, interrupted the Rector quickly, whereat Maurice shrugged his shoulders. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.