glute

noun
\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \
plural glutes

Definition of glute

informal
: a large muscle of the buttocks : gluteus usually plural To counteract the imbalances created by cycling, plus improve your posture, flexibility and overall performance, [Jeb] Stewart recommends concentrating on the deep abdominal muscles … as well as the hips, glutes and shoulder girdle.— Selene YeagerRun, run, run at high altitudes (to improve oxygen use) and over hills (great for glutes).— Sharon Herbstman

Examples of glute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, still standing on the left leg, extend the right leg behind you, and holding it straight, pulse it up and down a couple inches, using the right glute to lift for 8 reps. Mallory Creveling, Health.com, 5 Nov. 2021 Exhale and create tension in your core, squeeze the glute on the leg that is back, and slowly press the band away from your body, keeping it at chest level. Jenny Mccoy, Health.com, 19 Oct. 2021 This position stretches out your glute muscles and opens up your hip joint. Dana Santas, CNN, 7 May 2021 One example of why the glute med and min are important? Jenny Mccoy, SELF, 4 Sep. 2021 Squeezing your back glute, shift your hips forward and stretch the arm of the kneeling leg up to the ceiling for a deep hip flexor stretch. Stefani Sassos, Ms, Rdn, Cso, Cdn, Nasm-cpt, Good Housekeeping, 22 July 2021 These have a cup pocket and feature a 100% sponge pad, which will protect against abrasions on the thigh or glute. Chris Hachey, BGR, 5 May 2021 Squeeze your standing glute to quickly reverse the movement over the course of one second. Jenny Mccoy, Outside Online, 2 July 2021 These have a cup pocket and feature a 100% sponge pad, which will protect against abrasions on the thigh or glute. Chris Hachey, BGR, 5 May 2021

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First Known Use of glute

1984, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2021

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“Glute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glute. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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glute

noun
\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \

Medical Definition of glute

: gluteus especially : gluteus maximus usually used in plural

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