Definition of statuette in English:

statuette

Line breaks: statu|ette
Pronunciation: /statjʊˈɛt
 
, -tʃʊ-/

noun

A small statue or figurine, especially one that is smaller than life-size.
More example sentences
  • These call attention to tie fact that Frey's large sculptures often look like ordinary, blocky statuettes or cheap figurines that have been enlarged to humongous size.
  • The small Greek figurines known as Tanagra statuettes were mass produced from moulds, and reproduce everyday life as well as copies of famous statues.
  • The Quentin Foundation has assembled a topflight collection of renaissance and baroque bronze statuettes, including some of the boldest statements made by Mannerist and baroque sculptors.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, diminutive of statue.

Definition of statuette in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day vituperate
Pronunciation: vəˈt(y)o͞opəˌrāt
verb
blame or insult (someone) in strong language...