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See also: jate



Blend of Jack +‎ Kate.

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  1. (fandom slang) The ship of characters Jack Shephard and Kate Austen from the television series Lost.
    • 2008, Jon Lachonis & Amy J. Johnston, Lost Ate My Life: The Inside Story of a Fandom Like No Other, unnumbered page:
      For example, a Jate shipper would say that “Jack and Kate are my OTP.”
    • 2010, Robert Dougherty, Lost: It Only Ends Once: An Unofficial Last Look, page 44:
      Of course, 'Jate' fans may hope that she is destined to marry Jack, and become the 'Shephard' listed on the wall.
    • 2012, Erin Leslie, Lost After Lost, page 67:
      I really enjoyed this episode – Jack and Kate get caught in a net (Loved the Jate this episode.)
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Jate.

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