noun \ga-ˈler\

Definition of GALÈRE

:  a group of people having an attribute in common

Examples of GALÈRE

  1. <charged that the campus newspaper had been completely taken over by a galère of right-wing zealots>

Origin of GALÈRE

French, galley, from Middle French, from Catalan galera, from Middle Greek galea
First Known Use: 1756


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