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Meaning of SLEW

Pronunciation:  sloo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (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"
  2. [v]  move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
  3. [v]  turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
 

SLEW is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: batch, curve, cut, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sheer, sight, skid, slide, slip, slue, spate, stack, swerve, tidy sum, trend, veer, wad, whole lot, whole slew
 
 See Also: blunder, deluge, flood, glide, inundation, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, peel off, side-slip, slip up, stumble, submarine, torrent, trip up, turn, yaw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slew\ (sl[=oo]), n. [See {Slough} a wet place.]
    A wet place; a river inlet.
    
          The praire round about is wet, at times almost marshy,
          especially at the borders of the great reedy slews.
                                                   --T.
                                                   Roosevelt.
    
    
  2. \Slew\,
    imp. of {Slay}.
    
    
  3. \Slew\, v. t.
    See {Slue}.
    
    
 

 

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