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?
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A phrase used to describe being bisexual and being out of the closet about it.
I don’t really get why it doesn’t seem to count quite as much or be as exciting when we come halfway out of the closet!
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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
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