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1.
the act of eavesdropping while texting about it with a partner who can also hear the conversation.
We were watergating the social media expert at the other table as he bagged on his former client... thanks for the tip!
by RTGit November 24, 2010
 
2.
The act of machine shredding all of your mail after reading it instead of just throwing it in the trash. Those especially concerned about identity theft are often "watergaters".
EX. "Where's Paul?" "The mail just came, he's back in his office watergating."
by Binge n' Purge April 18, 2009