Used as a suffix to highlight the nature of certain controversial news and current affair stories. Based on the infamous Watergate scandal.
MasterChef embroiled in SatayGate scandal (headline from the Daily Telegraph, 9 July 2010)
by Quizmaster85 July 08, 2010
When a straight woman or man brings a gay or lesbian "date" with them to an event (as a plus one) or out on a fri or sat night.
"So, that guy Chuck you were having dinner with the other night was pretty cute - you guys an item?"

"No, no. He's gay, that was just a gate."
by Fancynancy March 19, 2008
A place you live but not just a house you hustle outta your gate so people may come thru there often.
Ey man who the fuck let the broke crack head in my gate??
by Dahn Turgenson February 08, 2009
A colloquialism for Forest Gate. At town in East London.
"I'll meet you at 9pm in Gate by the station"
by Michael Morgan-Abel June 07, 2007
Two people of the same gender who are seen out on a date. Mixture of the words "gay" and "date"
Aw, Marvin and Luke are gating now!

Look at those two guys over there...think they're gating?
by Lineyjoe May 09, 2005
A term often used on IRC to refer to a proxy server IP address.
<IRCer1> I'm a load all my flood bots and flood this channel!

*Bots Join Channel*

<IRCer2> Thanks for the gates!
by qbert July 18, 2004
stupidly awkard yet at the same time very cool meaning of odd.
That douchebag is so gate!
by jaje January 21, 2009
Bad, not cool, lame, weak.
That haircut is gate man...
by Superguy November 06, 2003

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