Definition of dotted line noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dotted line

BrE BrE//ˌdɒtɪd ˈlaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɑːtɪd ˈlaɪn//
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  • a line made of dots Country boundaries are shown on this map as dotted lines. A page break is represented as a dotted line on screen. Fold along the dotted line. Write your name on the dotted line.
  • Idioms
    sign on the dotted line
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    (informal) to sign a document to show that you have agreed to buy something or do something Just sign on the dotted line and the car is yours.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dotted line