sculpt·​ed | \ ˈskəlp-təd How to pronounce sculpted (audio) \

Definition of sculpted

: buff sense 2 a sculpted physique

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Melancon regards each as a sculpted piece of wearable art, with a life after Mardi Gras in a gallery somewhere, teaching people about the culture as an art form. Laura Testino,, "Created new each year, Mardi Gras Indian suits find more permanent homes," 28 June 2019 Wide elastic-waist trousers came in several colors, including neon orange, lime and red, the latter paired with a sculpted breastplate of a crop top that defined his model’s chest in the same hue. Washington Post, "Tom Ford entices fashion crowd into an old subway station," 10 Sep. 2019 Peer into the gaping Bocca della Verità, a sculpted mouth reputed to bite off the hand of anyone who doesn’t tell the truth. National Geographic, "Italy and Greece Expedition: Empires of the Mediterranean," 10 Sep. 2019 Close friends and family members would bypass the front door, with its sculpted bronze screen, and continue on the drive to the porte cochere. oregonlive, "Pittock Mansion is giving away VIP tickets to see ‘Downton Abbey’ movie," 4 Sep. 2019 These sculpted portraits featured images of renowned abolitionists, including Garrison, John Brown and Wendell Phillips, an advocate for Native-Americans. Alice George, Smithsonian, "Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Shattered Gender and Race Expectations in 19th-Century America," 25 July 2018 The white dress offered a sculpted bodice, a tight waist and an unusually short skirt., "‘Gorgeous Gussie’ Moran shocked Wimbledon 70 years ago, the first of many shocks that upended her life," 28 June 2019 Tattooed fabricators in jeans and T-shirts stand on ladders weaving the museum’s Courage Climber — essentially a sculpted rope mezzanine that serves as the de-facto second floor for the museum. Jessica Gelt,, "The Cayton rethinks what a children’s museum can be in 2019," 20 June 2019 This fairy-tale castle spans the river, while the gardens enclose sculpted hedges, a fantastic fountain, and a tricky maze. National Geographic, "France Family Journey: From Paris to Normandy and Beyond," 17 June 2019

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sculpted

: carved or molded into a particular shape from wood, stone, clay, etc.
: made into a particular shape by someone or something
: having a clear shape

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