uptorn

[ uhp-tawrn, -tohrn ]
/ ʌpˈtɔrn, -ˈtoʊrn /

verb

past participle of uptear.

Definition for uptorn (2 of 2)

uptear

[ uhp-tair ]
/ ʌpˈtɛər /

verb (used with object), up·tore, up·torn, up·tear·ing.

to wrench or tear out by or as if by the roots or foundations; destroy.

Origin of uptear

First recorded in 1585–95; up- + tear2
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