1. [ noun ] (housing) a cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
Related terms: furniture china_cabinet medicine_chest dresser shelf
2. [ noun ] (politics,government) persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
Related terms: advisory_board United_States_Cabinet British_Cabinet shadow_cabinet cabinet_minister
3. [ noun ] a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
Synonyms: locker storage_locker
Related terms: compartment glory_hole locker_room
4. [ adjective ] relating to or being a member of a governmental cabinet

"cabinet matters" "a cabinet minister"

5. [ adjective ] relating to or used in making cabinets

"cabinet wood"

6. [ noun ] housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
Synonyms: console
Related terms: housing
Similar spelling:   cabinetry