1. an upward swing or swinging movement, as of a pendulum.
  2. a marked increase or improvement: an upswing in stock prices.

verb (used without object), up·swung, up·swing·ing.

  1. to make or undergo an upswing.

noun (ˈʌpˌswɪŋ)

  1. economics a recovery period in the trade cycle
  2. an upward swing or movement or any increase or improvement

verb (ʌpˈswɪŋ) -swings, -swinging or -swung

  1. (intr) to swing or move up

1922, in golf, from up + swing (n.). Sense in economics is attested from 1934.

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