sculp·​tur·​al | \ ˈskəlp-chə-rəl How to pronounce sculptural (audio) , ˈskəlp-shrəl \

Definition of sculptural

1 : of or relating to sculpture
2 : resembling sculpture : sculpturesque

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Other Words from sculptural

sculpturally adverb

Examples of sculptural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Customers tagged Smallhold in endless posts of sculptural mushroom clusters that emerged, somehow, nearly overnight. New York Times, "The Mushrooms Will Survive Us," 7 Feb. 2021 Both of them also wear sculptural, lucite manicures for even more dramatic effect. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Billie Eilish and Rosalía’s Surprise Collaboration Is a Moody Fashion Dream," 21 Jan. 2021 Equally sculptural is Kathryn Mohrman’s pictures of white smoke against black backgrounds. Washington Post, "In the galleries: Middle East artists examine sheltering in place amid pandemic," 15 Jan. 2021 Her sinuous, sculptural rings and earrings in gold vermeil and silver are statement pieces are well worth the investment. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "23 French Clothing Brands to Keep on Your Radar," 22 Jan. 2021 Hogan makes sculptural installations, paintings, prints, drawings and mixed media artwork. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Leery about visiting galleries, museums, in a pandemic? Check out online possibilities recommended by local arts leaders," 17 Jan. 2021 There is something inherently magical about gilded, sculptural gold jewelry. Daisy Shaw-ellis, Vogue, "How to Embrace the Splendid, Artful Allure of Sculptural Gold Jewelry This Season," 17 Dec. 2020 Instead, Gunawan created a large mezzanine for a home office and library and designed a sculptural stairwell, in the same Baltic Birch. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "In a Former Nabisco Factory, an Architect Works Magic in a Cookie-Cutter Mold," 5 Jan. 2021 Omar Salam’s sculptural gowns and modern suiting put his label Sukeina on the map, but their beauty necessitates a special occasion. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Sukeina’s Newest Collection Rethinks the Work From Home Wardrobe," 8 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of sculptural

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Feb 2021

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“Sculptural.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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