dot-com or dot·com [dot-kom] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- 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 addressesRelated formsdot-com·mer, dot-com·er, noun Examples from the Web for dot-com Contemporary Examples of dot-com
The story of a dot-com billionaire who died in the World Trade Center attacks after revolutionizing the Internet.
September 16, 2013
The groundbreaking Internet grocery business flew high in the dot-com boom, then imploded in 2001.
July 26, 2013
Almost as soon as Romney ended his day-to-day role at Bain, the dot-com boom crashed and the economy went into recession.
July 14, 2012
It was a bastion of dot-com excess that managed to survive into the 21st century.
July 15, 2011
“There was an unmistakable echo of the dot-com boom Thursday on Wall Street,” Liedtke began his LinkedIn dispatch.
May 20, 2011
Historical Examples of dot-com
“I hope I get remembered as more than the chronicler of the dot-com boom, though,” she said.
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