Antonyms of adj sweptback

2 senses of sweptback

Sense 1
sweptback -- ((especially of aircraft wings) angled rearward from the point of attachment; "aircraft with sweptback wings")

INDIRECT (VIA swept) -> unswept -- (not swept or having sweep; "a boxy little plane with square unswept wings")

Sense 2
backswept, sweptback -- (used of hair)

INDIRECT (VIA backward) -> forward -- (at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion")

Similarity of adj sweptback

2 senses of sweptback

Sense 1
sweptback -- ((especially of aircraft wings) angled rearward from the point of attachment; "aircraft with sweptback wings")
       => swept (vs. unswept) -- (possessing sweep; "the sleek swept wings of the plane")

Sense 2
backswept, sweptback -- (used of hair)
       => backward (vs. forward) -- (directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view")

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