Definition of Double-jointed

1. Adjective. Having unusually flexible joints especially of the limbs or fingers.

Similar to: Flexible, Flexile



Definition of Double-jointed

1. Adjective. Possessing hypermobility of the joints ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-jointed

double-entry bookkeeping
double-exposure
double-faced
double-fault
double-fistings
double-geared
double-glaze
double-glazed
double-glazing
double-handed
double-header
double-headers
double-hung
double-hung window
double-jointed (current term)
double-knit
double-layer ejecta
double-magnum
double-masked experiment
double-mouthed uterus
double-nosed andean tiger hound
double-page spread
double-park
double-parked
double-play
double-plus-good
double-plus-ungood
double-plus good
double-plus ungood

Literary usage of Double-jointed

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1. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1864)
"ON A double-jointed UTERINE PESSARY. 'By the Hon. ... The double-jointed pessary is composed of three pieces, the •uterine, the vaginal, and the pubic ..."

2. The Bridle Bits: A Treatise on Practical Horsemanship by Jenyns C. Battersby (1886)
"The double-jointed snaffle bit for hard pullers would be a safe bit to use, ... double-jointed SNAFFLE. promote a disposition to run away with it—for, ..."

3. Geometrical and Graphical Essays: Containing a General Description of the by George Adams (1813)
"s. d, Ditto, single-jointed, with ditto case 10 10 • O BEST double-jointed standard gold spectacles, with pebbles, and fish-skin gold-mounted case 16 16 O ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1864)
"The double-jointed pessary is so easily applied, and so safely worn, that I can see no special advantage in the use of the simple unsupported pessary in ..."

5. An Analysis of the Principles of Natural Philosophy by Matthew Young (1811)
"sd BEST double-jointed standard gold spectacles, ... O 1O 6 Ditto, double-jointed frames O 16 O .Ditto, with green glasses for very weak and inflamed eye*, ..."

6. Trench Tales by Clarence Lumpkin Jordan (1919)
"THE double-jointed DANE History tells in happy lore Of a one time gallant shore ... DOUBLEJOINTED ..."

7. Mathematical Drawing and Measuring Instruments by William Ford Stanley (1900)
"It must, nevertheless, be borne in mind that double-jointed instruments produce the ... double-jointed Bows exactly resemble, in principle, double-jointed ..."

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