Main meanings of sculptor in English

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Pronunciation /ˈskʌlptə/

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  • An artist who makes sculptures.

    ‘Every year it brings together an eclectic artistic mix of professionals and amateurs, traditional and avant-garde, young and old, British and international, sculptors, painters, architects, printmakers.’
    • ‘Some were painters or sculptors, others had a more craftsmanship background as mask or puppet makers.’
    • ‘Italian architects and sculptors were imported, including Bartolommeo Berecci and Giovanni Maria Padovano.’
    • ‘By this time the membership stood at about 90, embracing painters and sculptors of every persuasion.’
    • ‘The stories of human dependence on plants was worked into the shaping of the site with the help of artists and sculptors.’
    • ‘The workshop participants became spectators as the two sculptors began crafting 24-inch figures in clay from a model.’
    • ‘Rock reliefs carved by the sculptors of the Assyrian kings mark the terrain across the northern Iraqi countryside.’
    • ‘For over a century, according to legend, generations of sculptors expressed their ingenuity, skills, and religious consciousness.’
    • ‘Some of you will be sculptors, others sketchers, others explorers of new forms of art.’
    carver, modeller
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Mid 17th century from Latin, from sculpt- ‘hollowed out’, from the verb sculpere.

Main meanings of Sculptor in English

: sculptor1Sculptor2


Pronunciation /ˈskʌlptə/

See synonyms for Sculptor

Translate Sculptor into Spanish

proper noun

  • A faint southern constellation (the Sculptor or Sculptor's Workshop), between Grus and Cetus.


(also Sculptoris)
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Sculptor.

    • ‘the star Delta Sculptoris’


Latin. Sculptoris is the Latin genitive form of Sculptor.