slew - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slew
His typing was "slow", yet there were a slew of errors.
Slew is opposite small and few.
Imagine a STEW with MANY ingredients.
slew =not FEW i.e. many in number or quantity
Slow people consumes large amount of time.
For the last 2 meanings related to changing direction abruptly: slew = sideways flew