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doge +‎ coin

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdəʊd͡ʒkɔɪn/
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dogecoin (countable and uncountable, plural dogecoins)

  1. (uncountable, cryptocurrencies) A cryptocurrency featuring the Shiba Inu from the "doge" meme as its logo.
    Hypernym: memecoin
    • 2017 August 19, Roderick Abad, “Slow Internet speed helping PHL fend off cyber felons”, in Business Mirror:
      The success of ransomware could be attributed to wide adoption of digital currencies or crypto currencies, such as bitcoin, litecoin ukash, dogecoin, ripple and monero, among others.
    • 2021 April 16, Jacob Bentley-York, “Who are Dogecoin founders Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer?”, in The US Sun[1], retrieved 2021-04-28:
      The net worth of Markus and Palmer is unknown due to their tendency to stay off social media and online platforms. However, dogecoin was estimated to be worth almost $17billion as of April 14, 2021.
  2. (countable) A unit of this currency. Symbols: Ð, DOGE.
    • 2013 December 26, Timothy B. Lee, “Dogecoins and Litecoins and Peercoins oh my: What you need to know about Bitcoin alternatives”, in Washington Post:
      And there really are a lot of people willing to pay cash (or at least Bitcoins, which are easily converted into cash) for dogecoins.
    • 2014 June 17, Andy Greenberg, “Hacker Hijacks Storage Devices, Mines $620,000 in Dogecoin”, in Wired[2]:
      Litke and Shear say mining that many dogecoins couldn't be accomplished with the hijacked storage devices alone—each has the cryptocurrency mining power of a smartphone, they say.

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