slue

1 of 3

less common spelling of slough entry 1 sense 1b

slue

2 of 3

verb

less common spelling of slew entry 3

transitive verb

1
: to turn (something, such as a telescope or a ship's spar) about a fixed point that is usually the axis
2
: to cause to skid : veer
slew a car around a turn

intransitive verb

1
: to turn, twist, or swing about : pivot
2
: skid

slue

3 of 3

noun

1
: position or inclination after slewing
2

Word History

Etymology

and Noun

First Known Use

Noun

circa 1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of slue was circa 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Slue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slue. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

slue

1 of 2

variant of slough entry 1 sense 1

slue

2 of 2

variant of slew entry 3

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