Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun galley_slave

2 senses of galley slave

Sense 1
galley slave -- (a slave condemned to row in a galley)
       => slave -- (a person who is owned by someone)

Sense 2
drudge, peon, navvy, galley slave -- (a laborer who is obliged to do menial work)
       => laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack -- (someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor)

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