closet - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    mainly American a small room or space built into a wall for storing things such as clothes or sheets
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    be in the closet to not tell people that you are gay

    In some places in the US it is safer and easier to stay in the closet.

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 02/07/2016
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