at the count of

idiom

Definition of at the count of 

: when someone says (a specific number) after counting up to it Jump off the diving board at the count of 10.

Learn More about at the count of

Share at the count of

Statistics for at the count of

Look-up Popularity

Comments on at the count of

What made you want to look up at the count of? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by shyness and lack of polish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Liar, Liar Quiz

  • alt-5761dbe2ba986
  • Someone who pretends to be sick in order to avoid work is a:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!