sculpt·​ed ˈskəlp-təd How to pronounce sculpted (audio)
: buff sense 2
a sculpted physique

Examples of sculpted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Apple’s latest ad, an industrial press crushes paint cans and musical instruments, notebooks and sculpted clay. Kevin Roose, New York Times, 9 May 2024 From the earthly delights of sculpted cheekbones and smoky eyes to the aquatic allure of iridescent highlights and shimmering glosses, every corner of GOSPEL NYC pulsated with the energy of possibility and the promise of transformation. Grace Bukunmi, Essence, 8 May 2024 For her first Met Gala, Singer Tyla wore a Balmain gown made of sculpted sand and carried an hourglass instead of a regular clutch. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 7 May 2024 The pop superstar wore a custom gown on the carpet, designed by Loewe creative director Jonathan Anderson, with a sculpted bodice made entirely of mother of pearl and a flowing white skirt, accented with floral eye decorations. Katie Atkinson, Billboard, 6 May 2024 The Ananda-kosha gown included intricate detailing that was in a sculpted fashion, the silver overlay sat atop a nude slip, directing all eyes to the beautiful metallic details. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 4 May 2024 Unveiled earlier this summer as part of the automaker’s 110th-anniversary celebrations, the Valour features a sculpted look that calls to mind the striking V8 Vantage from the 1970s and ‘80s (especially its window louvers). Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2024 Its centerpiece is a sculpted eye bedecked in lights with a disco ball iris. Dan Piepenbring, New York Times, 23 Apr. 2024 The electric coupé and convertible share a more sculpted shape than their ICE siblings, special Folgore badging, and don’t have exhaust pipes. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 16 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sculpted was in 1984

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“Sculpted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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