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rogues' gallery

noun

Simple Definition of rogues' gallery

  • : a collection of pictures of criminals

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

Full Definition of rogues' gallery

  1. :  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



1859

First Known Use of rogues' gallery

1859


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