rogues' gallery


rogues' gallery

noun

: a collection of pictures of criminals

: a collection or list of bad or dangerous people or things

Full Definition of ROGUES' GALLERY

:  a collection of pictures of persons arrested as criminals; also :  a collection or list likened to a rogues' gallery

Examples of ROGUES' GALLERY

  1. a rogues' gallery of dictators
  2. a rogues' gallery of deadly viruses

First Known Use of ROGUES' GALLERY

1859

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