Definition of upswell in English:

Share this entry

upswell

Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌswel/

noun

An increase or upsurge.
Example sentences
  • It would be nice to keep it open and if we find there's an upswell of interest in doing so we will put our shoulders to the wall.
  • It's so impressive to watch an upswell like that and see that it really can still have an impact in this way.
  • An upswell of interest carried the skateboard through the 70s with Southern Californian skateboarders draining swimming pools and carving turns and somersaults off the edge of pools.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.