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Definition of closet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



closet somebody/yourself + adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they closet
he / she / it closets
past simple closeted
-ing form closeting
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to put someone in a room away from other people, especially so that they can talk privately with someone, or so that they can be alone He was closeted with the President for much of the day. She had closeted herself away in her room.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: closet