When one returns from Narnia to the real world
Peter Pevensie: Where are we?
Susan Pevensie: Crap, we've just come out of the closet
by Ninjachick56 February 6, 2011
It can describe something that is out of the closet, but it can also be people who are telling people that they are _____, after they were hiding it for a while.
That object is out of the closet!

Mark: Did you hear John came out of the closet as a homosexual?
by Inconcinnus the Wolf / Furry August 10, 2018
1) to admit the fact that one is sexually attracted members of his or her own gender.
2) to exit a small storage space which generally holds clothes and other items.
Ryan came out of the closet wearing his mom's pink dress just as his parents walked through the door. At that point he realized he might as well just come out of the closet.
by Nick D November 17, 2003
The most terrifying thing a gay person can experience.
Bff: you should be coming out of the closet to your parents by now.

Me: Only gays know how terrifying it is.
exposing to others about one's homosexuality
His mother cried for hours after he came out of the closet
by dawn June 16, 2002