in the closet

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in the closet (comparative more in the closet, superlative most in the closet)

  1. (colloquial) Not open about one's homosexuality or bisexuality.
  2. (colloquial) By extension, not open about some feature of one's life; often construed with about.
    She's in the closet about her gambling addiction.
    She's in the gambling-addiction closet.

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