Definition of sculptor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskʌlptə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskʌlptər//
Art equipment, Professions
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a person who makes sculptures See related entries: Art equipment, Professions Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin, from sculpt- ‘hollowed out’, from the verb sculpere.Extra examples He was court sculptor to Alexander the Great. a classical Greek figure created by the sculptor Polyclitus Many sculptors work in clay, but I can get greater detail and flexibility from wax.
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