Definition of dot-commer in English:

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dot-commer

(also dot.commer)

noun

Someone who works for or owns an Internet-based company.
Example sentences
  • The program was originally designed for people age 30 and older, but when so many burnt-out dot-commers expressed interest, the minimum age was lowered to 25.
  • Despair sells T-shirts, posters and other paraphernalia as gag gifts or personal pick-me-ups for failed dot-commers or the similarly self-loathing.
  • Since its first event in early July, about 15 pink-slipped dot-commers have been gathering for the day outings - long hikes, lingering lunches, rounds of golf, horseback riding, and baseball games - with fees covering only actual costs.

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Syllabification: dot-com·mer

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