backswept


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back·swept

 (băk′swĕpt′)
adj.
Swept, angled, or slanting backward: a backswept hairstyle.

backswept

(ˈbækˌswɛpt)
adj
1. slanting backwards
2. (Aeronautics) another word for sweptback

back•swept

(ˈbækˌswɛpt)

adj.
1. slanting backward or away from the front.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.backswept - used of hairbackswept - used of hair        
backward - directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"
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The model features Hyundai's 'Fluidic' styling, backswept headlamps, lower and stretched jaw line, and rising shoulder lines.
Actually, it's Dean Zeligman, whose backswept brown hair and curling sideburns give him an uncanny resemblance to the boy from the backwoods of Tupelo, Miss.