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double-jointed

Syllabification: dou·ble-joint·ed

Definition of double-jointed in English:

adjective

(Of a person) having unusually flexible joints, typically those of the fingers, arms, or legs.
Example sentences
  • I am double-jointed so I am pretty darn flexible.
  • I have a double-jointed little finger that she thought was weird.
  • And essentially these people are often what's called double-jointed; in other words, their limbs can move into abnormal positions.

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