upswing

noun up·swing \ ˈəp-ˌswiŋ \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of upswing

1 : an upward swing
2 : a marked increase or improvement
  • a dramatic upswing in profits
often used in the phrase on the upswing
  • her career is on the upswing

Examples of upswing in a Sentence

  1. an upswing of the arms

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First Known Use of upswing

1922



UPSWING Defined for English Language Learners

upswing

noun

Definition of upswing for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which something is increasing or becoming better

  • : an upward swing


UPSWING Defined for Kids

upswing

noun up·swing \ ˈəp-ˌswiŋ \

Definition of upswing for Students

: a great increase or rise
  • an upswing in business


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