Meaning of galère in English:

galère

Pronunciation /ɡaˈlɛː/ /ɡalɛʀ/

noun

  • An undesirable group or coterie.

    • ‘the repulsive galère of Lolita's admirers’

Origin

French, literally ‘galley’. The term was used in Molière's play Scapin meaning ‘coterie’.