Definition of statue in English:

statue

Syllabification: stat·ue
Pronunciation: /ˈstaCHo͞o
 
/

noun

Derivatives

statued

adjective
More example sentences
  • Charlotte's sanctuary is described as ‘an ancient rotunda, pillared and statued, niched and roofed, densely overarched,’ a perfect replica of Maggie's mental image.
  • Here the image is of a literal place, a location at Fawns: ‘an ancient rotunda, pillared and statued, nicked and roofed’, surrounded by ‘alleys… densely overarched with the climbing rose’.
  • Within its statued, frescoed interior, guards call ‘No flash!’

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from Latin statua, from stare 'to stand'.

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