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An informal and widespread term for:

1. A person who keeps his or her sexual-orientation a secret from friends, relatives, coworkers, and/or the public or someone who is gay but thinks nobody knows it .

2. A person who has homosexual sex but pretends to be straight . See also: in-the-closet .

See Also: angel with a dirty face, Bluebeard, breeder, bring out (of the closet), canned fruit, cedarchest sissy, closet case, closet dyke, closet gay, closet queen, closet queer, closet, the, closeted, come out, confused, covert homosexual, debut, dry queen, dunny, eyeball the back of the closet door, go public, hidden queen, in the closet, in the life, iron closet, Johnny Queen, jump out of the closet, jump out with both feet, let one's hair down, out, outed, privy queen, queerie, Stonewall Uprising, The, stool pigeon, T-room queen, tea room queen, tearoom queen, tenderfoot, throne queen, toilet queen, Toilet Tessie, W.C., washroom faggot, wear a mourning veil

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