upsweep


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up·sweep

 (ŭp′swēp′)
n.
1. An upward curve or sweep.
2. A hairdo that is smoothed upward in the back and piled on top of the head.
tr.v. up·swept (-swĕpt′), up·sweep·ing, up·sweeps
To brush, curve, or sweep upward.

upsweep

n
1. a curve or sweep upwards
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) US and Canadian an upswept hairstyle
vb, -sweeps, -sweeping or -swept
to sweep, curve, or brush or be swept, curved, or brushed upwards

up•sweep

(v. ʌpˈswip; n. ˈʌpˌswip)

v. -swept, -sweep•ing,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to sweep upward.
n.
2. a sweeping upward, as an increase in elevation or a rise in activity.
3. an upswept hairdo.
[1885]

upsweep


Past participle: upswept
Gerund: upsweeping

Imperative
upsweep
upsweep
Present
I upsweep
you upsweep
he/she/it upsweeps
we upsweep
you upsweep
they upsweep
Preterite
I upswept
you upswept
he/she/it upswept
we upswept
you upswept
they upswept
Present Continuous
I am upsweeping
you are upsweeping
he/she/it is upsweeping
we are upsweeping
you are upsweeping
they are upsweeping
Present Perfect
I have upswept
you have upswept
he/she/it has upswept
we have upswept
you have upswept
they have upswept
Past Continuous
I was upsweeping
you were upsweeping
he/she/it was upsweeping
we were upsweeping
you were upsweeping
they were upsweeping
Past Perfect
I had upswept
you had upswept
he/she/it had upswept
we had upswept
you had upswept
they had upswept
Future
I will upsweep
you will upsweep
he/she/it will upsweep
we will upsweep
you will upsweep
they will upsweep
Future Perfect
I will have upswept
you will have upswept
he/she/it will have upswept
we will have upswept
you will have upswept
they will have upswept
Future Continuous
I will be upsweeping
you will be upsweeping
he/she/it will be upsweeping
we will be upsweeping
you will be upsweeping
they will be upsweeping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upsweeping
you have been upsweeping
he/she/it has been upsweeping
we have been upsweeping
you have been upsweeping
they have been upsweeping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upsweeping
you will have been upsweeping
he/she/it will have been upsweeping
we will have been upsweeping
you will have been upsweeping
they will have been upsweeping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upsweeping
you had been upsweeping
he/she/it had been upsweeping
we had been upsweeping
you had been upsweeping
they had been upsweeping
Conditional
I would upsweep
you would upsweep
he/she/it would upsweep
we would upsweep
you would upsweep
they would upsweep
Past Conditional
I would have upswept
you would have upswept
he/she/it would have upswept
we would have upswept
you would have upswept
they would have upswept
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