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clos·et

closet

 
 
pronunciation:
kla ziht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a cabinet or small room for storage, as of clothing or household goods.
She hung up her coat in the closet.The vacuum cleaner is in the hall closet.
similar words:
wardrobe
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not revealed; secluded; hidden.
He doesn't drink much in public; he's more of a closet drinker.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: closets, closeting, closeted
definition: to take aside into a private area, as for confidential discussion.
They closeted themselves to talk about strategy.
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  clothing, room
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