dot-com

or dot·com

[dot-kom]

noun

a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.

adjective

of or relating to such a company or to the business it conducts.

Nearby words

  1. dot ball,
  2. dot etching,
  3. dot matrix,
  4. dot product,
  5. dot the i's and cross the t's,
  6. dot-coms,
  7. dot-matrix printer,
  8. dot-sequential,
  9. dotage,
  10. dotal

Origin of dot-com

1995–2000; from the pronunciation of .com, suffix of domain name in most commercial Internet addresses

Related formsdot-com·mer, dot-com·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for dotcommer

dotcommer

noun

a person who carries out business on the internet
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Culture definitions for dotcommer

dot-com

See .com.

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