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Definition of 'slew'

See also: slay 

Noun

  1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
       Synonyms: batch deal flock good deal great deal hatful heap lot mass mess mickle mint muckle peck pile plenty pot quite a little raft sight spate stack tidy sum wad whole lot whole slew

Verb

  1. turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
       Synonyms: swerve sheer curve trend veer slue cut
  2. move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
       Synonyms: skid slip slue slide


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