dot-com

noun, often attributive
\ ˈdät-ˌkäm \

Definition of dot-com

: a company that markets its products or services usually exclusively online via a website

First Known Use of dot-com

1994, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dot-com

from the use of .com in the URLs of such companies

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Dictionary Entries near dot-com

dot-and-dash

dotant

dotard

dot-com

dot-commer

dote

do tell

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dot-com

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dot-com

: a company that sells its products or services only on the Internet

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