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
an upswing of the arms
Recent Examples of upswing from the Web
The most convincing explanations suggest that populist upswings are not in the past.
Investor interest in hedge funds is back on the upswing.
Rotation on upswingThanks largely to the work of Ubaldo Jimenez and Gausman, the Orioles rotation posted a 3-1 record and a sterling 2.62 ERA for the week.
San Diego’s economy grew slowly in May with four of the six local indicators on the upswing, said a monthly study from the University of San Diego released Friday.
The last time her office issued a statement on the report was in May 2014, before the upswing in deaths.
The most powerful country in the world made a climate-change skeptic its president, and coal burning is on the upswing in China, India, and the United States.
But just as Richard seems to hit rock bottom in the finale, an improbable yet serendipitous plot twist puts Pied Piper back on the upswing.
Ruffed grouse drumming increased 17% statewide this spring in Wisconsin, indicating the species is on the upswing in its traditional 10-year population cycle, according to a Department of Natural Resources report.
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First Known Use of upswing
UPSWING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of upswing for English Language Learners
: a situation in which something is increasing or becoming better
: an upward swing
UPSWING Defined for Kids
Definition of upswing for Students
: a great increase or rise an upswing in business
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