an alternative term for “Hold” as in “do not sell your position” born out of an unfortunate misspelt post on a forum in 2013. Now an accepted form of jargon in the crypto community and a source of amusement among the trading world.

Mick – I’m a bit worried about this sell off Jim, what do you think of the price action here?

Jim – I’m not selling Mick, hodl bro, HODL!