double–jointed

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adjective dou·ble–joint·ed \ˌdə-bəl-ˈjȯin-təd\

Definition of double–jointed

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

First Known Use of double–jointed

circa 1820


DOUBLE–JOINTED Defined for English Language Learners

double-jointed

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Definition of double–jointed for English Language Learners

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


DOUBLE–JOINTED Defined for Kids

double–jointed

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adjective dou·ble–joint·ed \ˌdə-bəl-ˈjȯin-təd\

Definition of double–jointed for Students

  1. :  having a joint that permits unusual freedom of movement of the parts that are joined


Medical Dictionary

double–jointed

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adjective dou·ble–joint·ed \ˌdəb-əl-ˈjȯint-əd\

Medical Definition of double–jointed

  1. :  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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