from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having unusually flexible joints, especially of the limbs or fingers.
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- adj. Possessing hypermobility of the joints
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having unusually flexible joints especially of the limbs or fingers
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Yes, a fair amount have low muscle tone, what we used to call double-jointed.
Like being born with double-jointed thumbs or a birthmark.
So perhaps we should stop predicting the emergence of an illiterate, story-less generation whose only evolutionary advantage will be double-jointed Xbox thumbs.
But it could inspire an ace trashy mini-series – one with more credibility-stretching twists than a double-jointed gymnast.
Those double-jointed standards must come in handy.
In the water, his short legs, with his double-jointed knees and pliable ankles attached to size 14 feet, help him undulate like a dolphin.
I'd say that moving to the limit of your range of motion is what would constitute the 'mental flexibility' building aspect of yoga, rather than just happening to be double-jointed or the like.
As a cab rounded the corner, Elizabeth tossed a double-jointed arm in the air and it screeched to a halt.
Except the Cheerleaders, because being their boss means being double-jointed.
I think there comes a time in everybody's life where they have one really great idea, an idea that will make them not only filthy rich, but wildly attractive to double-jointed strippers with loose morals concerning bisexuality.
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