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

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Noam Chomsky