(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
a batch of letters|a deal of trouble|a lot of money|he made a mint on the stock market|see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos|it must have cost plenty|a slew of journalists|a wad of money
turn sharply; change direction abruptly
The car cut to the left at the intersection|The motorbike veered to the right
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
the wheels skidded against the sidewalk
Synonym: slue, slip, slide, skid