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a slew of (something)
A very large number or amount of something; a lot of something. We've been coming up against a slew of legal issues getting our new subsidiary set up overseas. There are a slew of old computer parts scattered around the workshop, so have a look and see if you can find something you need.
slang Very drunk. We had nearly four bottles of wine at lunch, so we were all pretty good and slewed by the end of the meal. You were supposed to be getting things ready for our presentation tomorrow, but instead you spent the whole night getting slewed with your ex-boyfriend!
slews of (something)
Large numbers or amounts of something; lots of something. We've been coming up against slews of legal issues getting our new subsidiary set up overseas. There are slews of old computer parts scattered around the workshop, so have a look and see if you can find something you need.
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1. in. to drink to intoxication. They must have been slewing for an hour before one got up and left.
2. and slews n. a lot; lots. I have a whole slew of old computer programs at home in a box somewhere.
slewedand slewy and slued and sloughed (up) (slud and ˈslui and slud...)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. Wallace is too slewed to drive.
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