vt.把 ... 关在房间里
名词: closetful 过去式: closeted 过去分词: closeted 现在分词: closeting 第三人称单数: closets
1.a small private room for study or prayer
2.a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
3.a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes
has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
4.a toilet in Britain
Synonym: water closetW.C.loo
1.confine to a small space, as for intensive work
Acloset is a piece of furniture with doors at the front and shelves inside, which is used for storing things.
Acloset is a very small room for storing things, especially one without windows.
Closet is used to describe a person who has beliefs, habits, or feelings which they keep secret, often because they are embarrassed about them.Closet is also used of their beliefs, habits, or feelings.
e.g. He is acloset Fascist.
e.g. ...closet misogyny.
If someonecomes out of the closet, they tell people that they are homosexual after having kept this a secret.
If someonecomes out of the closet, they reveal or discuss something which they have previously kept secret. You can also say that an issuecomes out of the closet when it starts to be publicly discussed.
6. see also: closeted
a skeleton in thecloset -> see skeleton
B：There’s a big sale on clothes and sporting goods at Riverside Mall.
A：Sporting goods? Is that bike Tim wanted on sale?
B：Yeah, it’s 30 percent off the regular price.
A：Well, maybe we could get it now and hide it until his birthday.
B：Yeah, it’s a couple weeks away, and we don’t have anything yet.
A：Don’t buy him underwear again. He hates that.
B：I know, I know, but if I didn’t buy it for him, he’d never buy it.
A：See anything else we need there?
B：Well, all shoes are 20 percent off.
A：Shoes? You already have acloset full of shoes.
B：I know, but another pair can’t hurt.
A：Oh, all right. I need some new shirts, too. Let’s go after breakfast.
Apartment for Rent-(公寓招租)
A：This apartment has three rooms and a bath. Here's the kitchen.
B：It seems a little small to me.
A：Not really, for one person, and it has a nice gas range and a good refrigerator.There are lots of shelves and cupboards, too.
B：What about closets?
A：You'll have two large ones in the badroom.One has shelves and a built-in shoe rack.Then there's a storagecloset in the living room and a linencloset in the bathroom.
B：The living room looks sort of dark.
A：We're painting it a lighter color, and it gets the afternoon sun.
B：Well, thank you for showing me around.I'll let you know tonight if I decide to take it.I want to look around before I make up my mind.
He was not a closet Papist intoxicated by bells and fancy vestments.出自：Sunday Telegraph
Some of the Churchmen whom he had closeted had offered to make large concessions.出自：Ld Macaulay
He was closeted alone with Hudson for a long time.出自：C. S. Forester