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upswept

[ uhp-swept ]
/ ˈʌpˌswɛpt /
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adjective

curved or sloped upward: upswept automobile fenders.
combed or brushed upward to the top of the head.

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Origin of upswept

First recorded in 1785–95; past participle of upsweep

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Example sentences from the Web for upswept

  • 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.

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