- a person who practices the art of sculpture.
- genitive Sculp·to·ris [skuhlp-tawr-is, -tohr-] /skʌlpˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr-/. (initial capital letter) Astronomy. a southern constellation between Phoenix and Cetus.
Origin of sculptor
Examples from the Web for sculptor
Szymon Oltarzewski is a Polish-born artisan who is also a sculptor in his own right.Damien Hirst’s Army of Geppettos
December 2, 2014
My mother is a sculptor (the sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld) and my father is a writer.Vogue Photographer Erwin Blumenfeld: Secrets of a Fashion Legend
September 14, 2014
Sculptor John Raimondi filed a separate federal complaint for a very similar situation.Real Estate Mogul Igor Olenicoff Busted for Art Forgery
June 13, 2014
Now every Long Island divorcee thinks she can come and be a sculptor.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
They also met with sculptor Ron Nagle, best known for abstraction.Fall Won’t Be Dreary for Proenza Schouler
February 13, 2014
A sculptor was set to work to carve a new one from the ruin.Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae
A stroke of the mallet may be more effective than the sculptor had hoped; but it was intended.A Dish Of Orts
Not for myself, but for a sculptor I know who's on the look-out for a Psyche.
The sculptor, delighted, gave a long pull at his pipe, and blew a cloud of smoke.
Then the laughter began again, while the sculptor stammered his explanations.
- a person who practises sculpture
- a faint constellation in the S hemisphere between Phoenix and Cetus
Word Origin and History for sculptor
1630s, from Latin sculptor "one who cuts or carves," agent noun from sculpt-, past participle stem of sculpere "to carve" (see sculpture). Fem. form sculptress attested from 1660s.