rogues' gallery

noun

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 in a Sentence

  1. a rogues' gallery of dictators

  2. a rogues' gallery of deadly viruses

First Known Use of rogues' gallery

1859

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ROGUES' GALLERY Defined for English Language Learners

rogues' gallery

Definition of rogues' gallery for English Language Learners

  • : a collection of pictures of criminals

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


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