A trad-fi 80s term that made it to crypto. It denotes an investor with such a large portfolio they dwarf all the other fish in the sea and cause a large splash whenever they make a move. Can also be used to describe the holder of a specific coin e.g. an ETH whale.

Degen Chat

“Did you see that 10% god candle on ETH? Looks like some whales are bidding big time. I guess Tetranode is back from his ski trip.’

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