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1. gluteus

noun. any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh.

Synonyms

  • skeletal muscle
  • gluteal muscle
  • gluteus maximus
  • gluteus muscle
  • gluteus minimus
  • gluteus medius
  • glute
  • buttock
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • flexor

Etymology

  • γλουτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with gluteus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your gluteus maximus is a large and powerful muscle that does a lot of work when you squat.

2. Adjective
Located on the back of your hip and essentially your butt, your gluteus maximus works with your hamstrings and controls your hip.

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