- A person who carves wood, stone, or other materials.
- A person who cuts meat, poultry, or fish into portions for serving.
1300, from old english ceorfan ("to cut, hew, carve"), from proto-germanic *kurbijaną ("to cut, hew"), from proto-indo-european *grebh- ("to grab, pluck").
- The carver created beautiful sculptures from blocks of wood.
- The carver's skillful hands transformed the rough stone into a magnificent statue.
- The carver expertly cut the roast beef into thin slices.
- The carver was able to make intricate designs on the pumpkin.
- The carver's work was featured in an exhibition of contemporary art.