Meaning of “rogues' gallery” in the English Dictionary

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"rogues' gallery" in British English

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rogues' gallerynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌrəʊɡz ˈɡæl.ər.i/ us /ˌroʊɡz ˈɡæl.ɚ.i/

a collection of photographs of criminals kept by the police:

figurative He occupies a prominent position in the rogues' gallery of the financial world.

(Definition of “rogues' gallery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)