Definition of over the counter in English:
1By ordinary retail purchase, with no need for a prescription or licence: [as modifier]: over-the-counter medicines
More example sentences
- They are advertised, marketed, and sold on the Internet, as well as over the counter in ordinary retail shops.
- Patients derive enough benefit from over the counter cough medicines to purchase them in the first place and to keep returning for more.
- Is there any allergy medicine I can buy over the counter that won't affect my blood pressure or my prostate?
Definition of over the counter in:
- US English dictionary
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