blending Noun
During the first game of the Astro and Red Sox series a Houston Astros employee was caught spying on the Red Sox dugout and had to be removed.
“It’s sad that even with astrogate the astros couldn’t even win.”
Etymology : blend of “Astrogate” – the name of the MLB team Houston Astros and “Watergate” – the name of a hotel and by metonymy, the scandal involving the Nixon administration
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Last modified: 1 December 2018