backswept

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

back +‎ swept

Adjective[edit]

backswept (comparative more backswept, superlative most backswept)

  1. Swept back.
    • 2009 February 19, Ruth La Ferla, “Sculpturing Strands”, New York Times:
      “I love to be backstage and in the background,” she said as she slicked a dab of pomade into the model’s backswept hair.