Definition of skeletons in the/someone's closetinformal
- He asked if she had any skeletons in her closet 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
: an apartment or small room for privacy
: a monarch's or official's private chamber
: a cabinet or recess for especially china, household utensils, or clothing
: to shut up in or as if in a closet
: to take into a closet for a secret interview
: closely private
: working in or suited to the closet as the place of seclusion or study : theoretical
: being so in private
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