Meaning of “slew” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “slew” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slew" in American English

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us /slu/

slew (KILL)

past simple of slay

slewnoun [ C usually sing ]

us /slu/ infml

slew noun [ C usually sing ] (LARGE AMOUNT)

a large amount or number:

There’s a whole slew of new movies that I want to see.

(Definition of “slew” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)