Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small statue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small statue; a statue or image in the round much smaller than nature; a figurine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small statue; -- usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like. Cf. figurine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small statue, usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small carved or molded figure

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Examples

  • UNDATED: In this undated handout from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globe statuette is seen.

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  • In case you missed it, an archaeological team led by Nicholas Conard at the University ofTübingenexcavated a truly remarkable mammoth-ivory statuette from a German cave, Hohle Fels.

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  • In case you missed it, an archaeological team led by Nicholas Conard at the University ofTübingenexcavated a truly remarkable mammoth-ivory statuette from a German cave, Hohle Fels.

    Check Your Venus Fantasies at the Door, Gentlemen

  • If the statuette is meant to depict Homotherium, it provides us with some new information on the life appearance of this cat, as it appears to be decorated with small spots, and to have a pale underside.

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  • He must know by the measurement of a mud brick, by the color of a glass bead, by the modelling of a porcelain statuette, by the pattern of

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  • Let’s hope the statuette is made of chocolate underneath the gold covering.

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  • That statuette is a historic Oscar won by Pickford, who was Rogers’ first wife.

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  • The statuette, which is 12 cm. tall, is heavily decorated with geometric patterns.

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  • The statuette is a small replica of a life-sized bronze statue to be donated to the people of Soweto later this year, said

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  • "The Children Peace Prize statuette, which is passed on to the new child laureate every year, will be called 'the Nkosi'," read a press release from the organisers.

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  • The office was in a side street; its plate-glass window contained plaster statuettes of Cheops, Nefertiti, the Sphinx.

    --Umberto Eco, 1988, Foucault's Pendulum, p. 202

    October 3, 2008