Definition of skeletons in the/someone's cupboardBritish, informal
- He asked if she had any skeletons in her cupboard that might affect her political campaign.
: a usually rigid supportive or protective structure or framework of an organism
: something reduced to its minimum form or essential parts
: an emaciated person or animal
: of, consisting of, or resembling a skeleton
: some person : somebody
: a closet with shelves where dishes, utensils, or food is kept
What made you want to look up skeletons in the/someone's cupboard? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).