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Noun: slews  slooz
  1. A large number or amount
    - tons [informal], dozens, heaps [informal], lots, piles [informal], scores, stacks [informal], loads [informal], rafts [informal], wads [informal], oodles [informal], gobs [N. Amer, informal], scads [N. Amer, informal], lashings [Brit, informal], many, masses [Brit, informal]
Noun: slew  sloo
  1. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "a slew of journalists";
    - batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile [informal], plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch [informal]
Verb: slew  sloo
  1. Turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    "The motorbike slewed to the right";
    - swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, cut
  2. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    "the wheels slewed against the pavement";
    - skid, slip, slue, slide

Type of: glide, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, turn

Encyclopedia: Slew