double-jointed

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

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

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DOUBLE-JOINTED Defined for English Language Learners

double-jointed

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

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

Definition of double-jointed for Students

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

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double-jointed

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

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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