Definition of upswept
: swept upward; especially : brushed up to the top of the head upswept hair
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Here, photographed just before snagging the Oscar for playing fellow iconic Tennessean June Carter Cash in 2005's Walk the Line, Reese is radiant with her trademark smile; soft, upswept hair; and rosy cheeks.
His graying beard and fashionably upswept haircut suggest a Confederate soldier in a historical drama.
While the shadowy mise-en-scène is suggestive of film noir, Ball’s strong personality and expansive presence, enhanced by shoulder pads and upswept hair, inflect the action toward comedy.
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Definition of upswept for English Language Learners
: directed upward in a curved shape
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