sculptress

noun
sculp·​tress | \ ˈskəlp-trəs How to pronounce sculptress (audio) \

Definition of sculptress

: a woman who is a sculptor

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The sculptress made casts of model Veruschka’s chest and stomach. Washington Post, "Tom Ford entices fashion crowd into an old subway station," 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, "Fast horses, racy hats and peaceful protesters mark the opening of Del Mar," 17 July 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, "Fast horses, racy hats and peaceful protesters mark the opening of Del Mar," 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, "The final five 'Hometown Hero' banners are set to honor these Louisville people and bands," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of sculptress

1662, in the meaning defined above

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sculptress

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sculptress

somewhat old-fashioned : a woman who makes sculptures

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