adjective. turned up on end.
1. Adjective Float a shot on top of a frozen margarita or a "beer-rita," which is a frozen margarita with an upended full bottle of beer. 2. Verb, past tense A reverse poem is like a topsy-turvy picture, a frowning face upended to reveal a smiling one. 3. Verb, past participle A year sounds like a long time, but it goes by quickly amid the myriad concerns that arise when your life has been upended by a major disaster.