(noun, verb)


1. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

- a slew of journalists

Similar word(s): batch, deal, flock, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, raft, sight, spate, stack, wad

Definition categories: quantity

Sentences with slew as a noun:

- She has a slew of papers and notebooks strewn all over her desk.


1. turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Similar word(s): curve, cut, sheer, slue, swerve, trend, veer

Definition categories: motion, turn

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

Similar word(s): skid, slide, slip, slue

Definition categories: motion, glide

Sentences with slew as a verb:

- The single line was slewed onto the disused up formation to make way for the future redoubling