verb \ˈskəlpt\

: to make (something) by carving or molding clay, stone, etc. : to make (a sculpture)

: to make (a part of your body) more muscular by doing exercises

Full Definition of SCULPT

Examples of SCULPT

  1. She carefully sculpted the wood.
  2. The children painted and sculpted all morning.
  3. Sculpt your back with push-ups.

Origin of SCULPT

French sculpter, alteration of obsolete sculper, from Latin sculpere
First Known Use: 1864

Related to SCULPT


Next Word in the Dictionary: sculptedPrevious Word in the Dictionary: sculpinAll Words Near: sculpt
March 31, 2015
refluent Hear it
Flowing back
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears