Definition of upcurved:
Synonyms for upcurved:
Broken fountains, and mouldering vases once filled with orange- trees, outline the balustraded terraces; gilt pavilions lift their upcurved eaves above a wild growth of oleander, but the enchanted scene of old romance is given up to bats and lizards, for the crumbling Taman Sarie is now a fast- vanishing monument of Java's buried past.- "Through the Malay Archipelago", Emily Richings.
He could not tell, for she lay three parts in the shadowy water with her back towards him, and his gaze and senses swam; but in that faint starlight one bare and lovely arm, as white as the crescent moon, was clear to him, upcurved to her shadowy hair.- "Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard", Eleanor Farjeon.
Inspired by curiosity at their stillness, he was looking down to see whether they were edible; the upcurved ends of his great wings flirted just once to show that he was part of the living glory of the air- a symbol of freedom to men and fishes.- "The Patrician", John Galsworthy.