What is Hodling?
Hodling or to hodl is a term from crypto for holding on long term, based on the misspelling of the word “hold”.
Hodl is a commonly used slang term from the crypto community for holding onto something and not selling.
The phrase originated from a thread on the Bitcointalk forum on December 18, 2013 when a drunken member posted a thread titled “I AM HODLING”.
The term quickly became a meme within the Bitcoin community and has become a commonly used phrase for holding onto crypto, even if the prices are going down.
There is also a backronym for hodl: “hold on for dear life”.