Definition of @ in English:


  • 1At (used to indicate cost or rate per unit)

    ‘30 dictionaries @ £29.99 each’
    1. 1.1informal At (in any sense)
      ‘he dealt fairly well with tough issues thrown @ him’
      ‘If you are staying @ a hotel, it will have a laundry service’
  • 2Used in Internet addresses between the user's name and the domain name.

    1. 2.1(in an online discussion, especially on Twitter) preceding the name of a person to whom a comment is directed.
      ‘@Oliver: I'm aware of that fact’