adjective Date: 1938 swept upward; especially brushed up to the top of the head <
upswept hair

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  • upswept — [up swept′; ] for adj. [ up′swept΄] vt., vi. pt. & pp. of UPSWEEP adj. 1. curved or sloped upward 2. designating or of a style of hairdo in which the hair is combed up in the back and piled on the top of the head …   English World dictionary

  • upswept — /up swept /, adj. 1. curved or sloped upward: upswept automobile fenders. 2. combed or brushed upward to the top of the head. [1785 95; ptp. of UPSWEEP] * * * …   Universalium

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  • upswept — adjective curved or swept upwards …   Wiktionary

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  • upswept — adjective curved, sloping, or directed upwards. ↘(of the hair) brushed upwards and off the face …   English new terms dictionary

  • upswept — adj. 1 (of the hair) combed to the top of the head. 2 curved or sloped upwards …   Useful english dictionary

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