how to pronounce closet /ˈklɒz.ɪt/
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closet is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of closet in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… walk-in closet and we'll put up a …”
meanings of closet noun: Clipping of closet of ease, (later, Britain) clipping of water closet: a room containing a toilet. (now chiefly Scotland, Ireland) Any small room or side-room, (particularly):. A private cabinet, (particularly):. One used to store curiosities. A pew or side-chapel reserved for a monarch or other feudal lord. An ordinary similar to a bar but half as broad. A private room used for prayer or other devotions. A private room used by women to groom and dress themselves. One used to store food or other household supplies: a cupboard. A secret or hiding place, (particularly) the hiding place in English idioms such as in the closet and skeleton in the closet. The closet can be a scary place for a gay teenager. A place of (usually, fanciful) contemplation and theorizing. The private residence or private council chamber of a monarch. One intended for storing clothes or bedclothes. (now rare) Any private or inner room, (particularly):. A sewer. Any private area, (particularly) bowers in the open air. One used to store valuables. verb: To put into a private place for a secret interview or interrogation. To shut away for private discussion. To shut up in, or as in, a closet for concealment or confinement. adjective: Secret, with reference to gay people who are in the closet; closeted. Private. words with pronunciation similar to closet words that rhyme with closet Did this page help you?