closet

The Correct spelling is: closet

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  • n.
    1. A cabinet or enclosed recess for linens, household supplies, or clothing.
    2. A small private chamber, as for study or prayer.
    3. A water closet; a toilet.
    4. A state of secrecy or cautious privacy: Two days before the election, the candidate suddenly came out of the closet and denounced the proposed law.
    tr.v., -et·ed, -et·ing, -ets.

    To enclose or shut up in a private room, as for discussion: closeted themselves with their attorneys.

    adj.
    1. Private; confidential: closet information.
    2. Being so or engaging only in private; secret: a closet proponent of a tax increase; a closet alcoholic.
    3. Based on theory and speculation rather than practice.

    [Middle English, private room, from Old French, diminutive of clos, enclosure, from Latin clausum, from neuter of clausus, enclosed. See close.]

    closetful clos'et·ful' n.


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