closet

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1 closet /ˈklɑːzət/ noun
plural closets
1 closet
/ˈklɑːzət/
noun
plural closets
Learner's definition of CLOSET
[count] chiefly US : a usually small room that is used for storing things (such as clothing, towels, or dishes)
see also water closet
[noncount] : a state in which someone will not talk about something or admit something
especially : a state in which someone will not admit being a homosexual usually used in the phrases in the closet or out of the closet

skeleton in the/your closet

see 1skeleton
2 closet /ˈklɑːzət/ adjective
2 closet
/ˈklɑːzət/
adjective
Learner's definition of CLOSET
always used before a noun
: hiding the fact that you are a particular type of person
3 closet /ˈklɑːzət/ verb
closets; closeted; closeting
3 closet
/ˈklɑːzət/
verb
closets; closeted; closeting
Learner's definition of CLOSET
[+ object]
: to put (yourself) in a room in order to be alone
: to bring (someone) into a room in order to talk privately usually used as (be) closeted
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