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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sculpturally adverb

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And while the blacklight obscured all but the collection's fluorescent plumed mini-dresses, geometric-print jackets, and sculptural plastic eyewear during the show's grand conclusion, up until that point, there was lots to take in above the neck. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Saint Laurent Puts on a Stunning Display of Cool, Gender-Neutral Hair in Paris," 26 Feb. 2019 The sculptural Louise Desk and Augustin Bench designed by Loïc Bard fit that bill. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Dani Arps Knows How To Design Rooms That Help You Get Things Done," 11 Feb. 2019 Laura Taylor and Ryan Holliday-Stevens aren't minimal purists, but they like a sleek line, sculptural elements, a slick cut, solid black and white with an occasional intense wash of color. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Solace London Designer Wears The Pants, Four Chic Ways," 26 July 2018 Garrett Leight Sunglasses Fun, sculptural and inspired by ’90s Kurt Cobain, these sunglasses look good year round. The Editors, WSJ, "WSJ. Magazine’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide," 11 Feb. 2019 The almost-billionaire beauty mogul appeared on the red carpet wearing a sculptural Balmain Couturepink jumpsuit with attached gloves and a silver-and-white belt. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner's Wearing a Whole Lotta Pink at the Grammys," 11 Feb. 2019 Jacobsen had been tasked with designing Copenhagen’s Royal Hotel—both the building and everything in it—and this innovative and sculptural chair design was part of that holistic work, intended for the hotel lobby. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "This Is What The Original Egg Chair Looks Like," 16 Jan. 2019 Oh just arrived on the red carpet, wearing a sculptural white gown, paired with a glamorous up-do and some very sparkly earrings and bangles. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Cast of Killing Eve Is Killing It on the 2019 Golden Globes Red Carpet," 6 Jan. 2019 Think: more capital-F fashion theatrics from Charles Jeffrey Loverboy; thoughtful and sculptural clothes from Craig Green; and exciting shows from newcomers like Art School and Bethany Williams. Gianluca Senese, Vogue, "The Best Street Style Photos From London’s Fall 2019 Menswear Shows," 5 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of sculptural

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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