Definition of gamergate in English:

gamergate

noun

Entomology
  • In some eusocial insects, especially certain ants: a worker (female) that can become capable of reproducing, especially when the queen has died. Also in certain casteless social insects: any dominant reproductive female in a colony in which most females do not reproduce.

Origin

1980s. From ancient Greek γάμος marriage + ergate.

Pronunciation

gamergate

/ˈɡaməɡeɪt/