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Hodl is a misspelling of ‚ÄúHold‚ÄĚ and an acronym for ‚ÄúHold on for Dear Life‚ÄĚ. It refers to keeping ownership of coins rather than selling them. This is a very popular word in the crypto community, especially in the bear market.

Someone wrote the word ‚Äúhold‚ÄĚ incorrectly on an early bitcoin forum, and users interpreted it as an acronym meaning ‚Äúhold on for dear life‚ÄĚ. It‚Äôs now something of a meme when prices are extremely erratic.

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