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upswept

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adjective up·swept \ˈəp-ˌswept\

Simple Definition of upswept

  • : directed upward in a curved shape

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of upswept

  1. :  swept upward; especially :  brushed up to the top of the head <upswept hair>

1938

First Known Use of upswept

1938


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