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Synonyms for closet

Synonyms for closet

to enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape

Synonyms for closet

a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space

a toilet in Britain

a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes

a small private room for study or prayer

confine to a small space, as for intensive work

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Even Rosie O'Donnell, who remained circumspect about her sexuality in the '90s, acknowledged as much on The View, noting that with all of the gossip sites today it's difficult for anyone to stay closeted. It appears it's also hard for any celebrity to stay closeted while an out and proud lesbian is on The View: In a seemingly valiant attempt to protect Clay Aiken from what she perceived as a homophobic remark from Kelly Ripa, Rosie opined in November that if Aiken "were a straight man," Ripa wouldn't have made the comment.
But he loved what he did--and such a love cannot be faked or closeted. It would have made a profound impact on the lives of his students and fellow teachers.
The closeted sub-cabinet officials of the Reagan and Bush administrations are giving way to the openly gay and lesbian professionals in the Clinton administration.
Why is my personal life every closeted politician's business but their personal life is nobody else's business?
But it should certainly make closeted lesbians and gay men think twice before contributing their talents to legislators who want to take away our basic civil rights.
"Closeted in the Capital" made me so angry, I had to write.
For Tartaglia, puppetry has evolved from a way of hiding when he was closeted and his parents were divorcing to--finally--an expression of joy.
"I've always thought Renee was gay and closeted, ever since I first encountered the character," Rucka says.
She worried about the emotional, physical, and spiritual costs of my living a closeted life.
Even for those wonderful pro-gay executives who sincerely want to do their part, the first order of business is profit, just as the first order of business for a closeted gay actor may be financial security.
Tewksbury also knows something of the distracting ache closeted Olympic athletes in Sydney will feel as they hide who they are in the glaring spotlight of international attention.