Meaning of upsweep
Pronunciation: (v.up-swēp'n.up'swēp&sec), [key]
— v., n. -swept, -sweep•ing,
- to sweep upward.
- to be arranged in an upsweep.
- a sweeping upward, as an increase in elevation or a steep slope.
- a hairdo produced by having the hair combed or brushed upward to the top of the head; an upswept hairdo.
- a strongly pronounced rise in activity, as in business.
- a curved shape of the lower jaw of some animals.