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rogues' gallery


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A collection of pictures of known and suspected criminals maintained in police files and used for making identifications.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A set of pictures of convicted or suspected criminals used in law enforcement investigations to help witnesses identify suspects.
  • n. A group of lawbreakers or other disreputable characters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a collection of portraits of rogues or criminals, for the use of the police authorities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a coterie of undesirable people
  • n. a collection of pictures of criminals


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