double-jointed


dou·ble–joint·ed

adjective \ˌdə-bəl-ˈjin-təd\

: having a joint that allows body parts to move in ways that are not typical

Full Definition of DOUBLE-JOINTED

:  having a joint that permits an exceptional degree of freedom of motion of the parts joined

First Known Use of DOUBLE-JOINTED

circa 1820

dou·ble–joint·ed

adjective \ˌdəb-əl-ˈjint-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOUBLE–JOINTED

: having a joint that permits an exceptional degree of freedom of motion of the parts joined <a double–jointed athlete highly susceptible to injury>

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