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  1. (Now chiefly USA) a piece of furniture or cabinet in which clothes or household supplies may be stored.
  2. a small private chamber
  3. a toilet; a water closet
  4. (figuratively) the imagined closet in the phrase skeleton in the closet
  5. (figuratively) the imagined closet in the phrase in the closet
The can be a scary place for a gay teenager.
  1. (colloquial, attributive) in secret
He's a Republican: he voted for Bush, but won't say so if you ask him.
    Etymology: From closet ((suffix, clos, et))

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