[ uhp-swept ]

  1. curved or sloped upward: upswept automobile fenders.

  2. combed or brushed upward to the top of the head.

Origin of upswept

First recorded in 1785–95; past participle of upsweep

Words Nearby upswept Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use upswept in a sentence

  • An upswept arrangement which brought out the bone structure of her face rather well but didn't do much else for her.

    Legacy | James H Schmitz
  • Table knife, iron, with incomplete blade originally with upswept and rounded end, but seemingly used after the end was lost.