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English definition of “double-jointed”

double-jointed

adjective uk   /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈdʒɔɪn.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
able to move your joints in an unusual way so that, for example, you can bend your fingers or legs backwards as well as forwardsPhysical irregularities
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