Advertisement

Slayed or slew

  •  
  • To slay something can mean to kill it or to amuse it. The past tense of the first meaning is slew, while the past tense of the second meaning is slayed.

     

    1 To 1 English native Teachers,  the best way to improve your English!
    Click here to find out more!

    The popularity of the word slayed has grown considerable in the last century, and my guess would be that the colloquially usage of the word will make it into the dictionaries eventually.

    Advertisement

    Advertisement

    Speak Your Mind

    About Grammarist
    Contact | Privacy policy | Home
    © Copyright 2009-2014 Grammarist