loose-jointed

loose-jointed

[loos-join-tid]
adjective
1.
having or marked by easy, free movement; limber.
2.
having loose joints.
3.
loosely built or framed.

Origin:
1855–60

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loose-jointed
 
adj
1.  supple and easy in movement
2.  loosely built; with ill-fitting joints
 
loose-'jointedness
 
n

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loose-jointed adj.

  1. Having freely articulated, highly mobile joints.

  2. Limber or agile in movement.

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