Associations to the word «Closet»

Pictures for the word «Closet»

Wiktionary

CLOSET, noun. (chiefly US) A piece of furniture or a cabinet in which clothes or household supplies may be stored.
CLOSET, noun. A small private chamber.
CLOSET, noun. A toilet; a water closet.
CLOSET, noun. (figuratively) The imagined closet in idioms such as in the closet or skeleton in the closet, a place to keep things hidden.
CLOSET, adjective. Secret.
CLOSET, verb. (transitive) To shut away for private discussion.
CLOSET, verb. (transitive) To put into a private place for a secret interview or interrogation.
CLOSET, verb. (transitive) To shut up in, or as in, a closet for concealment or confinement.
CLOSET AUGER, noun. A specialized plumber's snake made for use on toilets
CLOSET AUGERS, noun. Plural of closet auger
CLOSET CASE, noun. (slang) a homosexual who pretends to be heterosexual
CLOSET CASES, noun. Plural of closet case
CLOSET DRAMA, noun. A play that is intended to be read, rather than performed on stage.

Dictionary definition

CLOSET, noun. A small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space.
CLOSET, noun. A toilet in Britain.
CLOSET, noun. A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes.
CLOSET, noun. A small private room for study or prayer.
CLOSET, verb. Confine to a small space, as for intensive work.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats