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.
- a variant of sculpture (def. 5), sculpture (def. 6), sculpture (def. 7), sculpture (def. 8)
- (intr) to practise sculpture
v.1826 (implied in sculpted), from French sculpter, from Latin sculpt-, past participle stem of sculpere “to carve” (see sculpture). Related: Sculpting. The older verb form was sculpture (1640s), also sculp (1530s).