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Meaning & Definition of Slew in English

English

Slew

/slu/

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"
  • "See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
  • "It must have cost plenty"
  • "A slew of journalists"
  • "A wad of money"
    synonym:
  • batch
  • ,
  • deal
  • ,
  • flock
  • ,
  • good deal
  • ,
  • great deal
  • ,
  • hatful
  • ,
  • heap
  • ,
  • lot
  • ,
  • mass
  • ,
  • mess
  • ,
  • mickle
  • ,
  • mint
  • ,
  • mountain
  • ,
  • muckle
  • ,
  • passel
  • ,
  • peck
  • ,
  • pile
  • ,
  • plenty
  • ,
  • pot
  • ,
  • quite a little
  • ,
  • raft
  • ,
  • sight
  • ,
  • slew
  • ,
  • spate
  • ,
  • stack
  • ,
  • tidy sum
  • ,
  • wad

verb

1. Turn sharply

  • Change direction abruptly
  • "The car cut to the left at the intersection"
  • "The motorbike veered to the right"
    synonym:
  • swerve
  • ,
  • sheer
  • ,
  • curve
  • ,
  • trend
  • ,
  • veer
  • ,
  • slue
  • ,
  • slew
  • ,
  • cut

2. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

  • "The wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
    synonym:
  • skid
  • ,
  • slip
  • ,
  • slue
  • ,
  • slew
  • ,
  • slide