Gate Lice

Updated: 2017-03-27.

Gate lice is airline parlance or crew-speak for the crowd of people who amass around the gate and gate agents when anticipating boarding the plane. When the gate lice are thick, that means that this crowd is not letting some passengers board by blocking the gate.

See also: Crumb Cruncher, Blue Juice, Crotch Watch.

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