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[gloo-teez] /ˈglu tiz/
plural noun, Informal.
the muscles of the buttocks.
glute shortening of gluteus + -s3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for glutes
  • The last strengthen your back and glutes and hence tend to compensate for any unintended strengthening of the psoas.
  • The back is broad, the tan is perfect, the glutes are firm.
  • Again you'll feel that stretch on the back of the glutes, back of the thigh and the lower back.
  • Hips tilted in a neutral position by contracting your glutes.
  • Concentrated deep muscle work on the core stabilizers which includes the abdominals, lower back, glutes and hamstrings.
Slang definitions & phrases for glutes



The gluteus maximus muscles; the large muscles of the butt: Work those glutes

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for glutes


gluteus muscles
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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