Definition of @

 (Entry 1 of 2)

at We'll be arriving @ 5:00. — see at sign
\ ˈat How to pronounce @ (audio) \
variants: or less commonly
@ed also atted; @ing also atting; @s also ats

Definition of @ (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

informal
: to respond to, challenge, or disparage the claim or opinion of (someone) usually used in the phrase don't @ meIt goes without saying that Lucille Ball's comedic timing is unmatched—don't @ me, you'll be wrong.— Matt BrennanI'll cut right to the chase: Men should be able to wear makeup, don't at me.— Carine Green

First Known Use of @

Verb

2008, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2020

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“@.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%40. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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