Definition of dot-bomb in English:

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dot-bomb

(also dot.bomb)

noun

informal
An unsuccessful dot-com company: many promising Internet start-ups ended up as dot-bombs
More example sentences
  • It may not seem that way in the wake of the dot-coms turning into dot-bombs and the market falling apart.
  • Like other venture firms, it got caught up in dot-com fever and bought into several dot-bombs.
  • Over the past 18 months, we have witnessed the implosion of dot-bombs as well as the short-circuiting major tech companies.

Origin

On the pattern of dot-com.

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