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double-jointed Line breaks: double-jointed
Pronunciation: /dʌbəlˈdʒɔɪntɪd/

Definition of double-jointed in English:


(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.


Example sentences
  • And it's also the connective tissue is in your ligaments, and that's why these people have double-jointedness.
  • Repairs done inside the machinery are like those done behind the U-bend of a sink: they demand a contortionist's double-jointedness as well as a plumber's strong wrist.
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