adjective. turned up on end.
Example sentences of the word upended
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.