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a slave on an ancient warship usually row underneath the deck of the ship
25 gay things to be when you grow up: #19 galley slave
by PlayDohMan May 11, 2004
Adj. Having a strong underlying homo-erotic tension. Based on the poetry of French Novelist Jean Genet. Specifically The Thief's Journal where Genet depicts a series of homosexual love affairs between the author / anti-hero, who is a galley slave, and various criminals, con artists, pimps, and even a detective.
Ted: Hey Julia, how do you like my Fox-tail earing?

Julia: Uhh..wow. It's a little bit galley slave Ted.
by Marichino April 08, 2011