Definition of slew noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sluː//
; NAmE NAmE//sluː//
see also slay
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[singular] slew of something (informal, especially North American English) a large number or amount of something This year has seen a whole slew of novels set in Hong Kong. Word Originnoun mid 19th cent.: from Irish sluagh.
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