Associations to the word «Cabinet»


CABINET, noun. A storage closet either separate from, or built into, a wall.
CABINET, noun. Cupboard
CABINET, noun. (historical) A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3⅞" by 5½".
CABINET, noun. A group of advisors to a government or business entity.
CABINET, noun. (politics) (often capitalized) In parliamentary and some other systems of government, the group of ministers responsible for creating government policy and for overseeing the departments comprising the executive branch.
CABINET, noun. (archaic) A small chamber or private room.
CABINET, noun. (often capitalized) A collection of art or ethnographic objects.
CABINET, noun. (dialectal) (Rhode Island) Milkshake.
CABINET, noun. (obsolete) A hut; a cottage; a small house.
CABINET MAKER, noun. Alternative form of cabinetmaker
CABINET MAKING, noun. Alternative spelling of cabinetmaking
CABINET MINISTER, noun. (politics) A member of the executive branch of a government who has been appointed to the cabinet, the group of leading policy makers, advisers, and overseers of governmental departments who report to the prime minister.
CABINET MINISTERS, noun. Plural of cabinet minister
CABINET PUDDING, noun. A traditional English steamed pudding made from some combination of bread or sponge cake or similar ingredients, with dried fruits such as raisins, served with custard or another sweet sauce.
CABINET PUDDINGS, noun. Plural of cabinet pudding
CABINET WINDOW, noun. A projecting shop window, usually with curved sides, common in the 19th century.

Dictionary definition

CABINET, noun. A piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display.
CABINET, noun. Persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers.
CABINET, noun. A storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock.
CABINET, noun. Housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television.

Wise words

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