sculpt

[ skuhlpt ]
/ skʌlpt /

verb (used with or without object)

Fine Arts. to carve, model, or make by using the techniques of sculpture.
to form, shape, or manipulate, as in the manner of sculpture: Her hair was sculpted by a leading hairdresser.

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Origin of sculpt

1860–65; < French sculpter < Latin sculpt- (past participle stem of sculpere to carve); or as back formation from sculptor

OTHER WORDS FROM sculpt

re·sculpt, verb (used with object)

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British Dictionary definitions for sculpt

sculpt
/ (skʌlpt) /

verb

Also called (formerly): sculp

Word Origin for sculpt

C19: from French sculpter, from Latin sculpere to carve
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