noun. any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh.
- skeletal muscle
- gluteal muscle
- gluteus maximus
- gluteus muscle
- gluteus minimus
- gluteus medius
- γλουτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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.
Located on the back of your hip and essentially your butt, your gluteus maximus works with your hamstrings and controls your hip.