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out of joint

Definition of out of joint

  1. 1 of a bone :  not in the correct position :  out of its socket <His shoulder kept slipping out of joint.>

  2. 2 informal :  not in agreement or order <My schedule has gotten a little out of joint in the past few weeks.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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  1. :  the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton with the parts that surround and support it

    :  node

    :  a part or space included between two articulations, knots, or nodes

  1. :  united, combined

    : :  common to two or more: as

    :  involving the united activity of two or more

  1. :  to separate the joints of (as meat)

    :  to unite by a joint :  fit together

    :  to provide with a joint :  articulate


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