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From dot-com +‎ -er.

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dot-commer (plural dot-commers)

  1. (computing) Someone who works (or worked) for a dotcom company. [from 1990s]
    • 2013, Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge, Vintage 2014, p. 448:
      Maxine has joined her sister Brooke's state-of-the-art health club Megareps around the corner but isn't quite used yet to this nightly spectacle of yups on treadmills, plodding to nowhere while watching CNN or the sports channels, laid-off dotcommers who aren't at strip clubs or absorbed into massively multiplayer online games […].