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loose-jointed

[loos-join-tid] /ˈlusˈdʒɔɪn tɪd/
adjective
1.
having or marked by easy, free movement; limber.
2.
having loose joints.
3.
loosely built or framed.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for loosejointed

loose-jointed

adjective
1.
supple and easy in movement
2.
loosely built; with ill-fitting joints
Derived Forms
loose-jointedness, noun
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loosejointed in Medicine

loose-jointed adj.

  1. Having freely articulated, highly mobile joints.

  2. Limber or agile in movement.

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