concealing one's identity, esp. one's sexual orientation: a closeted homosexual
Being in a state of secrecy or cautious privacy.
(comparative more closeted, superlative most closeted)
- (slang) Not open about one's homosexuality.
closet (“state of concealment”) + -ed
- simple past tense and past participle of closet
- He's spent all day closeted in his room.
See closet (verb)