or dot·com

[ dot-kom ]
/ ˈdɒtˈkɒm /


a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.


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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for dotcommer


/ (ˌdɒtˈkɒmə) /


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


See .com.

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