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loose–jointed

adjective loose–joint·ed \ˈlüs-ˈjin-təd\

: able to move in a very free and relaxed way

Full Definition of LOOSE-JOINTED

1
:  having joints apparently not closely articulated
2
:  characterized by unusually free movements
loose–joint·ed·ness noun
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First Known Use of LOOSE-JOINTED

1859

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