closet queen


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closet queen

n
informal a man who is homosexual but does not admit the fact

clos′et queen`


n.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as insulting.
n. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
(a contemptuous term used to refer to a homosexual male who denies or hides his homosexuality.)
[1955–60]
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Noun1.closet queen - a negative term for a homosexual man who chooses not to reveal his sexual orientation
gay man, shirtlifter - a homosexual man
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Yes, you're right to follow your instincts and stay far away from this closet queen.
They include Verbena De Chamblay (Kristine Nielsen), a faded Southern flower whose proud Confederate sympathies create conflict, and her husband, Gavin (Reed Birney), a closet queen not so secretly lusting after Ferguson (Billy Wheelan), the green and God-fearing understudy.
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We had last week's hotel recommended to us, but I'm sure the guy must have been a closet Queen of the South fan.
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