upsweep(redirected from upsweeps)
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.
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.
Past participle: upswept