sweep back - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysweep back
he/she/itsweeps back
present participlesweeping back
past tenseswept back
past participleswept back
  1. to put your hair into a style that keeps it away from your face

    She swept her hair back into a bun.

See also main entry: sweep