Definition of sculpt in English:

sculpt

Syllabification: sculpt
Pronunciation: /skəlpt
 
/
(also sculp /skəlp/)

verb

[with object]
  • Create or represent (something) by carving, casting, or other shaping techniques: sculpting human figures from ivory [no object]: she was teaching him how to sculpt
    More example sentences
    • ‘Painting my landscapes and sculpting my figures makes me feel I just might have found heaven on earth,’ she said.
    • The handcrafted candy box frames a scene of a boy sculpting the foil wrappers of rationed chocolates into goblets.
    • I've gone back to the figure, which I missed, but this time I'm sculpting it, and I like it much better than when I painted it.
    Synonyms

Origin

mid 19th century: from French sculpter, from sculpteur 'sculptor'; later regarded as a back-formation from sculptor or sculpture.

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