closet

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
closet

Plural
closets

A walk-in closet in a house.
  1. A closet is a tall cupboard that is used to store clothes.

Verb[change]

Plain form
closet

Third-person singular
closets

Past tense
closeted

Past participle
closeted

Present participle
closeting

  1. (transitive) If you closet yourself with someone, you shut yourselves away for a discussion about a private matter.
    The ambassador has been closeted with the prime minister all afternoon. We're all worried what will be announced when they exit.