Spingate etymology

English word Spingate comes from English spin, English -gate

Detailed word origin of Spingate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spin English (eng) (dated) Unmarried woman, spinster.. (physics) A quantum angular momentum associated with subatomic particles, which also creates a magnetic moment.. (sports) Rotation of the ball as it flies through the air; sideways movement of the ball as it bounces.. A brief trip by vehicle, especially one made for pleasure.. A bundle of spun material; a mass of strands and filaments.. A condition of [...]
-gate English (eng) Used to form place names. Combined with keywords to form the names of scandals.
Spingate English (eng) (US, slang) A 2013 controversy around the manipulation of the finish of the Federated Auto Parts 400 stock car race, during which one driver went into a deliberate spin.

Words with the same origin as Spingate

Descendants of -gate
Bananagate Bonusgate Brothelgate Cashgate Crashgate Dieselgate Emailgate Gamergate Garglegate Gerstmanngate Grangegate Guptagate Homeworkgate Manuelgate Memogate Nkandlagate Plodgate Reutersgate Rinkagate Rywingate Sharongate Shirtgate Toiletgate Wampumgate Westlandgate