What Does REKT Mean?

REKT means "Financially Ruined (Cryptocurrency Term)".

The term REKT is used with the meaning "Financially Ruined" to refer to an investor in a cryptocurrency who has lost everything because of a drop in the value of their cryptocurrency holdings.

REKT is a simple misspelling of the word “wrecked”.

Summary of Key Points

"Financially Ruined (Cryptocurrency Term)" is the most common definition for REKT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Financially Ruined (Cryptocurrency Term)
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:

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When I write REKT, I mean this:

meaning of REKT
REKT typically refers to financial ruin.


Examples of REKT in Sentences

Here are examples of REKT being used in conversations:
  • Charlie: Where's Dave nowadays? I haven't seen him for a while.
  • Jordan: He was REKT when his company went under, so he took a job out of town.
  • Charlie: Donald Trump is such a smart businessman.
  • Jordan: He must be. He has been REKT six times and is still a billionaire.

An Academic Look at REKT

When used with the meaning "Financially Ruined," REKT is a written contraction of the word wrecked, which is an adjective (i.e., a describing word).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have just said "Wrecked," or something like "Ruined" or "Bust," instead of using REKT to mean "Financially Ruined." 

Example of REKT Used in a Text


See Also

Glossary of Cryptocurrency Terms Currency Symbols ALTCOINS (alternative currencies (cryptocurrency term)) BITCOIN (a type of cryptocurrency) BLOCKCHAIN (public online ledger (cryptocurrency term)) BTFD (buy the f*cking dip (cryptocurrency term)) HODL (hold on for dear life (cryptocurrency term)) ICO (initial coin offering (cryptocurrency term)) PULL THE RUG (withdraw support or funding) SATOSHI (smallest unit of bitcoin (cryptocurrency term)) SHRINKFLATION (reducing product quantity or quality, while maintaining price)