in the closet

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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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