How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"gate" is from "Watergate" (scandal of the United States in the early 1970s - from the Watergate Complex where the scandal started.)
A word ending that indicates scandal. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|They worked together in the so-called Billygate affair during the 1980 campaign.|
|But Skategate may be the best thing to happen to figure skating, in terms of building its popularity as a TV sport.|