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double-jointed

[ duhb-uhl-join-tid ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdʒɔɪn tɪd /
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adjective
(of particular people or animals) having unusually flexible joints that can bend in unusual ways or to abnormally great extent.
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Origin of double-jointed

First recorded in 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for double-jointed

double-jointed

adjective
having unusually flexible joints permitting an abnormal degree of motion of the parts
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Medical definitions for double-jointed

double-jointed

adj.
Having unusually flexible joints, especially of the limbs or fingers.
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