double jointed

double-jointed

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

Origin:
1825–35

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double-jointed
 
adj
having unusually flexible joints permitting an abnormal degree of motion of the parts

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

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