Definition of "sculpt" [sculpt]

  • To sculpture (an object). (verb-transitive)
  • To shape, mold, or fashion especially with artistry or precision: "Zoning is a blunt instrument that can at best shape but should not try to sculpt cities” ( H. Claude Shostal). (verb-transitive)
  • To be a sculptor. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sculpt" in a sentence
  • "The pose translates well, and the sculpt is tight and accurate."
  • "The sculpt is extremely dynamic and tight, and the paints are exceptionally bordered."
  • "The sculpt is true to the Electric Tiki cartoonish style and looks fantastic with this pose, while the paints are suitably flat throughout most of the piece with just a bit of shading on the face."