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Crypto Lingo: Top 10 Crypto Slangs You Need To Know 🤑🤑

July 28, 2019


What’s up CryptoPeeps It’s your girl Ysa, here to deliver your daily dose of Bitcoin talk!
Do you ever find yourself lost in conversation when two people are talking about bitcoins?
They toss around so many terms that sometimes it feels like they’re speaking another language!
Today I’ll give you the Top 10 Crypto Slangs You Need to Know
so the next time you hear your friends talking you can join in on the conversation!
1. Sats
Sats is short for “Satoshis” which was derived from Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.
Satoshi is actually the smallest amount of bitcoin that can be sent.
2. HODL
This one is actually my favorite.
The term first appeared when someone accidentally posted “hodl” instead of “hold” in a bitcoin forum.
People thought it to be an acronym for “Hold On For Dear Life” and now it has actually become a meme of sorts.
People have even started using an altered version of the term saying how they are called “HODLERS”.
3. Whales
Whales are the individuals who own a LOT of bitcoins.
If a “whale” sells a lot of their stake, it can actually cause the price of a cryptocurrency to dip.
4. FOMO
FOMO is actually an abbreviation of “Fear Of Missing Out”.
People often associate this to people who just get into bitcoin for the fear of missing out on something great.
5. Pump and Dump
This is when a group of people all decide to buy a certain coin
and therefore create a sudden demand in the market, hence “pump”
and then they decide to sell all of it at once, hence “dump”.
6. Bagholder
This is a person that has HODL-ed for too long and is left with no gains.
7. Shill
Shilling is normally done by scammers so people will buy their coin.
8. Sh*tcoin
This one is pretty self-explanatory.
It’s basically a coin that nobody one sees the potential in, and therefore, it’s a sh*tcoin.
9. Faucet
Faucets are websites that reward you with bitcoins for completing a certain task.
10. BTFD
Buy the F****ing dip!
So what was your favorite crypto lingo?
Let us know in the comment section down below.
And also, if you like this video, please don’t forget to give it a thumbs up and subscribe.
Once more, this is Ysa from We The Cryptos, and I’ll see you guys next time! Bye!

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20 Comments

  • Reply geluloid April 30, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    Crypto world is becoming easier everyday. I was searching for satoshi, glad i found you. Thank you

  • Reply Ryl Win April 30, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Sh*tcoin is my all time favorite crypto lingo! hahaha. This is the reason why i became interested with the bitcoin.

  • Reply NICK BONNIE April 30, 2018 at 11:42 pm

    NOW I KNOW WHAT SATOSHI MEANS…LOVE YOUR VIDEOS

  • Reply Rehema Nzilani May 1, 2018 at 12:48 am

    HODL was really confusing for me and no one explained it as clearly as you have in this video, thanks girl.

  • Reply nevets May 1, 2018 at 4:16 am

    This is exactly what I needed. I just started investing in crypto last month, and looking at forums has been like reading another language lol. This is really gonna help me, thanks.

  • Reply amir youssef May 1, 2018 at 1:45 pm

    Thanks for the explanations. I was always wondering what all these words mean.

  • Reply Madlen Aram May 1, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    Your videos are always very clear and methodically guiding us into the complex world of Cryptos.

  • Reply Susie Wells May 2, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    This is a whole new world of criptocurrency so it's a very useful glossary ! Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Ruby J Chisholm May 3, 2018 at 8:48 am

    Very informative video for crypto traders, i have trading eth from January, its very interesting. Thank you WeTheCryptos for this wonderful video.

  • Reply mack gaver May 3, 2018 at 10:51 am

    those are really useful crypto slangs, because of the growing society of cryptocurrency, the language itself has been altered to meet the needs of a new kind of expressions associated with crypto coins and trade as a whole, thanks for the info, and keep up the good work!

  • Reply iori hicham May 3, 2018 at 7:21 pm

    Thanks ! i knew most of them but i missed i few ones :p

  • Reply Georgios Antonopoulos May 4, 2018 at 4:59 am

    Nice to know the special language that follows the cryptos and other currencies. Good job!

  • Reply Frizé la May 7, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    it such a good idea, a video about crypto slang; I didn't even know there was any 😄

  • Reply Piano Pride May 8, 2018 at 12:05 am

    Top top ten names were funny enough but my favourite was shill. Nice video and hey thanks for information.

  • Reply Alex D May 10, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Love your presentation style. Very useful, short and right to the point videos and very much education indeed. Millions of people will be coming in the crypto space so your content will be very valuable for them. Great job, keep it up!

  • Reply Greg Bilser May 10, 2018 at 11:11 pm

    I've often wondered what some of these terms meant. Thanks for a great intro to the world of crypto currency.

  • Reply palma raja 4 May 16, 2018 at 12:38 pm

    It is funny to have such names but I like it

  • Reply Deon Bello September 12, 2018 at 8:41 am

    Looking for a part two of this! Lingo has expanded so much, like the words bear and bull market

  • Reply Jaimie Eimiaj November 9, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    I always get confused when going into bitcoin forums. Now I get it lol

  • Reply Gary Go January 10, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    I think this list needs to be longer

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