Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who works, especially in a professional or managerial capacity, for an Internet business.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who works for an Internet-based company

Etymologies

dot-com +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Eventually, I reached out to founder Michael Evans, a reformed dot-commer who ran business development for iNetNow, a Web-based concierge service, in 2004, then quit to go on the Democratic campaign trail.

    Owning a Piece of the Vineyard

  • I was still employed as a dot-commer the day I stepped aboard a retired New York City fireboat for a volunteer work-party and wound up cutting out heating pipes with a power saw.

    In praise of hands-on work

  • Murdoch's buy transformed him into a dot-commer -- and a marquee attraction at today's conference.

    When Rupert met Facebook

  • CEO Rupert Murdoch (above), the unlikely septuagenarian dot-commer, is onto Facebook -- the fast-growing social-networking Website that is a rival to his own company's MySpace.

    When Rupert met Facebook

  • But a former Silicon Valley dot-commer and members of the underground security group Cult of the Dead Cow are working with local Tibetan exiles to change that using recycled hardware, solar power, open-source software and nerd ingenuity.

    Boing Boing: August 13, 2006 - August 19, 2006 Archives

  • "We want to show people that it's possible not only to build out this kind of technology at low cost in developing areas, but that it's possible for the community to really integrate it into their lives," said Yahel Ben-David, a one-time Silicon Valley dot-commer who left his native Israel to build Dharamshala's mesh network.

    Boing Boing: August 13, 2006 - August 19, 2006 Archives

  • For every dot-commer that sold out a little too soon in 1996-1999, there are ten Pointcasts that waited until everyone else figured out that they never really had a business model.

    WeblogsInc: More « BuzzMachine

  • Nearly every dot-commer and media guru buys into the idea, but while it rings true, it may not become true for many more years.

    Sneak Peek: Rachel Rosmarin On Information Technology Rachel Rosmarin On Information Technology

  • Ask a cab driver, a laid-off dot-commer or an illegal alien from Haiti, and they'll agree: If you're sick or injured and short of cash, Bellevue is the place to be.

    Then and Now, Bellevue Is A State of Mind

  • Back in June, the hyperconfident dot-commer asked some brokers how much they thought he could get for his four-bedroom apartment, a combination of two units.

    Cox Cable Family Welcomes Another to Sutton Place

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