Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / skeleton in closet
FEEDBACK

skeleton in closet

See definition of skeleton in closet on Dictionary.com

synonyms for skeleton in closet

  • crime
  • rumor
  • wrongdoing
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • discredit
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • disparagement
  • disrepute
  • dynamite
  • gossip
  • hearsay
  • ignominy
  • infamy
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • reproach
  • scorcher
  • shame
  • sin
  • slander
  • tale
  • talk
  • turpitude
  • backbiting
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • dirty linen
  • eavesdropping
  • idle rumor

antonyms for skeleton in closet

MOST RELEVANT
  • good deed
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • esteem
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • goodness
  • honor
  • morality
  • praise
  • respect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
No Drama (Except K-Dramas) With This K- Trends Quiz
START THE QUIZ

How to use skeleton in closet in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
They were taken to the quarters of the general-in-chief in command, and it was he himself who signed their condemnation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SKELETON IN CLOSET

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.