upswept

adjective
up·​swept | \ˈəp-ˌswept \

Definition of upswept 

: swept upward especially : brushed up to the top of the head upswept hair

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The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018 The exterior design is contemporary and recognizable, with a long hood, upswept rear fender and scalloped doors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, "Review: Volvo loads up XC40 compact SUV with nifty features," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of upswept

1938, in the meaning defined above

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upswept

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of upswept

: directed upward in a curved shape

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