cupboard, cabinet or closet?

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curiousmarcus

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Would you consider this a board game cupboard, a board game cabinet, or a board game closet?

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Cabinet - my preference.
Cupboard - okay.
Closet - No, not a closet.
 

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I'm equally okay with either 'cupboard' or 'cabinet', but definitely not a closet.
 

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More specifically, it's a glass-fronted cupboard/cabinet.

Its use would not be confined to displaying board games.
 
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The first word that popped up my mind was "cupboard". :-D I didn't even know we could describe it as a cabinet.
 

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I agree with the reason given above in post #7. It's the display function that makes it a cabinet, not a cupboard, for me (BrE).
 

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