noun, Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a homosexual male who denies his homosexuality to himself or keeps it hidden from others.
(informal) a man who is homosexual but does not admit the fact
A secret male homosexual (1960s+)
- Close to the chest
adjective phrase : Janet Reno is very close to the vest about her personal feelings (1950s+) Related Terms play close to the chest
[klohs-uhp] /ˈkloʊsˌʌp/ noun 1. a photograph taken at close range or with a long focal-length lens, on a relatively large scale. 2. Also called close shot. Movies, Television. a camera shot taken at a very short distance from the subject, to permit a close and detailed view of an object or action. Compare (def 3), […]
[verb klohz; adjective, adverb klohs or for 51, klohz; noun klohz for 59, 60, 63–65, 67, 68, klohs for 61, 62, 66] /verb kloʊz; adjective, adverb kloʊs or for 51, kloʊz; noun kloʊz for 59, 60, 63–65, 67, 68, kloʊs for 61, 62, 66/ verb (used with object), closed, closing. 1. to put (something) in […]
[kloh-zing] /ˈkloʊ zɪŋ/ noun 1. the end or conclusion, as of a speech. 2. something that ; a fastening, as of a purse. 3. the final phase of a transaction, especially the meeting at which procedures are carried out in the execution of a contract for the sale of real estate. 4. an act or […]