sculptress

noun

sculp·​tress ˈskəlp-trəs How to pronounce sculptress (audio)
: a woman who is a sculptor

Examples of sculptress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Probably my friend Khôi, a floral sculptress who operates under the name Fleur Boy. Max Berlinger, New York Times, 1 Dec. 2022 The most recent person to be honored was the late Enid Yandell, a sculptress who designed the Daniel Boone statue near Cherokee Park. Krista Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 10 May 2022 The mother, a sculptress, invites other immigrant fair workers to the home for a modest Christmas party. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, 5 Dec. 2021 The sculptress made casts of model Veruschka’s chest and stomach. Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2019 Master topiary sculptress Jennifer Coburn, of Elfin Forest, began the project last November with images of California Chrome and Justify in her mind. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 July 2019 Read more about this: Researcher wants Alberta Jones' case reopened Her banner is located at the River City Bank Building, 500 S. 6th St. Enid Yandell Yandell was sculptress who designed the Daniel Boone statue near Cherokee Park. Rachel Aretakis, The Courier-Journal, 9 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sculptress was in 1662

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“Sculptress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sculptress. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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sculptress

noun
sculp·​tress ˈskəlp-trəs How to pronounce sculptress (audio)
: a woman who is a sculptor
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