As nouns the difference between creek and slew
is that creek
is one of a native american tribe from the southeastern united states while slew
is (us) a large amount or slew
can be the act, or process of slaying.
As a proper noun creek
is the muskogean language of the creek tribe.
As an adjective creek
is of or pertaining to the creek tribe.
As a verb slew is
(nautical) to rotate or turn something about its axis or slew
can be (slay
A small inlet or bay, narrower and extending farther into the land than a cove; a recess in the shore of the sea, or of a river; the inner part of a port that is used as a dock for small boats.
(Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US) A stream of water smaller than a river and larger than a brook.
Any turn or winding.
* beck, brook, burn, stream
* up the creek
From (etyl) (noun only)
(US) A large amount.
- She has a slew of papers and notebooks strewn all over her desk.
In all senses, a mostly British spelling of slue.
The act, or process of slaying.
A device used for slaying.
A change of position.
(nautical) To rotate or turn something about its axis.
To veer a vehicle.
To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time.
(rail transport) to move something (usually a railway line) sideways
(transitive, British, slang) To make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit.
- The single line was slewed onto the disused up formation to make way for the future redoubling