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Full list of Commonly Used Abbreviations in Cryptocurrency Trading

2023 What means FOMO, DYOR, DD and other important abbreviations in crypto trading? Full list of all important commonly used cryptocurrencies trading abbreviations

Update: 07.01.2023

In every industry, there is a special language to make communication easy and efficient. Those abbreviations have a great impact on the industry, lets understand what they are.

List of abbreviations commonly used in #cryptocurrency trading.

#Altcoins: Alternate #cryptocurrency that is any #cryptocurrency other than bitcoin
#Bag Holder = A person who buys and hold coins in large quantity hoping to make good profits in the future.
#Bear/Bearish = Negative price movement
#BTFD = Buy The Fucking Dip
#Bull/Bullish= Positive price movement
#DILDO = Long green or red candles
#Dump = To Sell off a coin
#DYOR = Do Your Own Research
#FA = Fundamental Analysis
#FOMO = Fear Of Missing Out
#FUD = Fear Uncertainty & Doubt
#HODL = Hold/Hold a position
#Long: Margin bull position
#MCAP = Market Capitalization
#Moon = Continuous upward movement of price
#OTC = Over The Counter
#Pump: Upward price movement
#Shitcoin = A coin with no potential value or use
#Short = Margin bear position
#TA: Technical Analysis
#REKT: When you have a bad loss
#Whale = Very Wealthy trader/Market mover.
#Weak Hand = a coin holder prone to selling at the first sign of a deep in price.
#AMA: Ask me anything
#ATH: All-Time High
#C2C: Crypto to Crypto
#DLT: Distributed ledger technology
#DYOR: Do Your Own Research
#IMO: In My Opinion
#JOMO: Joy Of Missing Out
#Lambo: Lambo is the status symbol that becomes an elusive goal for most investors. It’s a car industry reference that makes people believe everyone who has entered the cryptocurrency business will buy a Lamborghini very soon.
#MCAP: Market Capitalization
#Moon: To the Moon resembles the All-Time high.
#Nocoiner: A No-coiner can be any person who doesn’t own Bitcoins.
#Noob: A person who is inexperienced/ new to a particular sphere or activity,
#OTC: Over The Counter
#SAFU: Secure Asset Funds for Users.
#Shill: Shill is the holder/owner of altcoins who just wants to promote his digital currency for his own benefit.


There are many crypto specific abbreviations newbies don’t know. I hope with our list of common crypto trading related abbreviations we could help you to understand more from the cryptocurrency universe. You have an abbreviation which is not in our list? Join our Telegram or Discord and ask us and we are happy to explain and help you out at CRYPTICORN.

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