or click‐and‐mor·tar


pertaining to or denoting a company that does business on the Internet and in traditional stores or offices.

Words nearby clicks‐and‐mortar

Origin of clicks‐and‐mortar

1995–2000; on the model of earlier brick(s)‐and‐mortar, referring to physical buildings or sites Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for clicks and mortar

clicks and mortar


making use of traditional trading methods in conjunction with internet tradingAbbreviation: C & M

Word Origin for clicks and mortar

C20: pun on bricks and mortar, with click referring to the computing sense
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