Person or entity which holds vast amount of an asset or coin. Typically enough to cause large shifts in the market's direction, price, or both.
Different crypto amounts get other classifications. For each crypto the amounts are just guesses, and only used for fun. But for BTC this may look something like...
0-1 - Shrimp
1-10 - Crab
10-50 - Octopus
50-100 - Fish
100-500 - Dolphin
500-1,000 - Shark
1,000-5,000 - Whale
5,000+ - Humpback, miners, exchanges
A person with over 1,000 Bitcoin (BTC) is generally considered to be a whale.
🐋 Majestic king of the ocean 🐋
Friends, not food.
* All terms and definitions may update as the Cryptionary improves.