slew1 / sloō/ (also slue) • v. 1. [intr.] (of a vehicle or person) turn or slide violently or uncontrollably in a particular direction: the Chevy slewed from side to side in the snow. ∎ [tr.] turn or slide (something, esp. a vehicle) in such a way: he managed to slew the aircraft around before it settled on the runway.2. [intr.] (of an electronic device) undergo slewing.• n. [in sing.] a violent or uncontrollable sliding movement: I was assaulted by the thump and slew of the van.slew2 • past of slay1 .slew3 • n. inf. a large number or quantity of something: he asked me a slew of questions.