\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \

Definition of glute

: gluteus usually used in plural

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Kevin Anderson of South Africa, the 2017 runner-up, withdrew because of a right knee injury, and Milos Raonic of Canada, who was seeded 21st, withdrew because of a glute injury. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Novak Djokovic focused on winning U.S. Open -- and Roger Federer’s Grand Slam record," 25 Aug. 2019 Celebrity trainer, Eric Fleishman says exercises like walking lunges and fire hydrants can transform your glutes faster than squats. Rasha Ali, USA TODAY, "Crunches won't give you abs and other fitness myths you need to stop buying into," 16 July 2019 At the very least, a Dwight with functioning glutes at least has the potential to do more all over the court than the other centers available, all of whom serve only very specific functions at this point in their careers. Rohan Nadkarni,, "The Case for the Lakers to Sign Dwight Howard," 19 Aug. 2019 Drive through your heels to stand and squeeze your glutes at the top for 1 rep. 2. Amy Marturana, SELF, "8 Strength Exercises All Beginners Should Learn How to Do," 2 May 2019 Then press down through the heels to stand back up while squeezing your glutes. Stephanie Mansour, NBC News, "Tone and tighten your butt with this 31-day routine," 1 July 2019 Keep the leg straight and squeeze the left glute at the top. Stephanie Mansour, NBC News, "Tone and tighten your butt with this 31-day routine," 1 July 2019 Assume a high plank with your hands directly under your shoulders, legs extended, toes flexed, and glutes and core engaged. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Work Your Core and Upper Body With This 5-Move TRX Circuit From Celebrity Trainer Jeanette Jenkins," 4 Apr. 2019 Press your heels together, and then try to lift the upper thighs off the ground by squeezing your glutes. Stephanie Mansour, NBC News, "A no-sweat, full body workout for busy days," 25 June 2019

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \

Medical Definition of glute

: gluteus especially : gluteus maximus usually used in plural

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