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backswept

[bak-swept]
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adjective
  1. slanting backward or away from the front.
  2. Aeronautics. sweptback.
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Origin of backswept

First recorded in 1915–20; back2 + swept
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British Dictionary definitions for backswept

backswept

adjective
  1. slanting backwards
  2. another word for sweptback
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