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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty, Air
swept-backˌswept-ˈback adjective  1 DCBhair that is swept-back is brushed backwards from your face2 TTAswept-back wings on an aircraft look like the letter v
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swept-backThomas Sachs stood to one side of her, his blue eyes bright beneath the shock of white, swept-back hair.A fractional rig is set on a Proctor spar with swept-back spreaders.The Delta employs the same principle with its reflex on the swept-back tips.
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