If you are new in the cryptocurrency and trading world, it is good to know the meaning of some basic slang expressions and abbreviations. Using them will make you a part of the crypto gang! Let the incredible journey begin!
Initial Coin Offering. In simple terms, it’s like a crypto crowdfunding. For instance, if you have your own new cryptocurrency and wanna it to come on the market, you’d need to do an ICO to give early investors a chance to buy it for the cheapest price.
People who own a ton of cryptocurrency. They can create buy/sell walls.
All Time High. It means the highest historical price of a specific coin.
The process of acquiring cryptocurrency by using your compute power. No animal is harmed in the process.
When a blockchain splits into two separate chains. Kind of like when the roaches living in your kitchen are marching together, then a few of them start their own marching line and go a different way.
System that ensures maximum security and safety for your digital assets. In the cryptocurrency space, investors who want to preserve their digital assets for a long-term investment use this cold storage concept.
Real money, such as the US dollar.
HODL (hold on for dear life)
Long ago someone on a bitcoin forum got drunk and made a post with this typo in the place of “hold”.
Is a unit of value that is released by an organization and based on a blockchain.
It’s what we will all buy once when our cryptocurrencies make us rich.
A price of going up to astronomical levels.
See also: “When moon?”, a question only slightly dumber than “Why moon?”, “What moon?” and “Where moon?”
Coins with no real innovative technology behind them.
Fomo (fear of missing out).
It’s a fear of missing out on trades when crypto rise.
Newb — This might be you. We hope you will be a part of crypto slang world after reading this article 🙂
A fraud. An illegal plan for making money, especially one that involves tricking people.
Today we publish only the first part of crypto slang, so wait for the next part. Stay tuned!
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so, i’ve had some whiskey actually on the bottle it’s spelled whisky Wrote GameKyuubi on bitcointalk.org on December 18, 2013 misspelling the word “hold” as hodl. This word is just one of the crypto slang. If you want to understand all the threads and to be able to say something in crypto discussions, this blog post is for you :)