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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 forwards
Translations of “double-jointed”
in Chinese (Traditional) (關節)能前後彎曲的, 有雙關節的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (关节)能前后弯曲的, 有双关节的…
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