Sculpturesque Sculp`tur*esque", a. After the manner of sculpture; resembling, or relating to, sculpture. [1913 Webster]

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  • sculpturesque — [skulp΄chər esk′] adj. like or suggesting sculpture; shapely, statuelike, etc …   English World dictionary

  • sculpturesque — sculpturesquely, adv. sculpturesqueness, n. /skulp cheuh resk /, adj. suggesting sculpture: the sculpturesque beauty of her face. [1825 35; SCULPTURE + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sculpturesque — /skʌlptʃəˈrɛsk/ (say skulpchuh resk) adjective in the manner of, or suggesting, sculpture: sculpturesque beauty. –sculpturesquely, adverb –sculpturesqueness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • sculpturesque — adjective resembling sculpture her finely modeled features rendered with...vivid sculptural effect the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes bodies • Syn: ↑modeled, ↑sculptural, ↑sculptured • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sculpturesque — adjective Date: 1835 done in the manner of or resembling sculpture • sculpturesquely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sculpturesque — adjective Like or suggesting sculpture: shapely, statuelike, etc …   Wiktionary

  • sculpturesque — adj. sculpture like, resembling a sculpture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sculpturesque — sculp·tur·esque …   English syllables

  • sculpturesque — sculp•tur•esque [[t]ˌskʌlp tʃəˈrɛsk[/t]] adj. suggesting sculpture • Etymology: 1825–35 sculp tur•esque′ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

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