dot-com, dot.com, dot com [only before noun]informal
relating to a person or company whose business is done using the Internet or involves the Internet:
a dot-com company
Several of the leading dot-coms saw their share prices slide yesterday.
WORD FOCUS: company WORD FOCUS: company similar words:firm, business a big company:corporation, multinational, conglomerate an Internet company:dot-com a company that is owned by a larger company:subsidiary, affiliate abbreviations used in company names:Ltd (Limited) Co. (Company) Corp. (Corporation) PLC (Public Limited Company)British English, Pty. (Proprietary)used in Australia and South Africacompany ➔ See alsocompany
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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