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Verb: come out of the closet
  1. To state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    "This actor came out of the closet last year";
    - out, come out

Derived forms: came out of the closet, come out of the closet, comes out of the closet, coming out of the closet

Type of: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, lay bare, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

Encyclopedia: Come out of the closet