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  • adj. Not jointed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Disjointed; unconnected; hence, incoherent.
  • adj. Having no joint or articulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no joints, nodes, or articulations; inarticulate.
  • Unjoined; disjointed; disconnected.
  • Unhinged; out of joint; disarticulated; luxated or dislocated, as a joint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. without joints or jointed segments


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  • A starter of tandoori chicken wings brought a bunch of pallid, unjointed wings which were just undercooked, the skin barely crisp.

    Restaurant review: Made in Belfast

  • When altering speeds or performing other techniques such as walking the dog, I prefer an unjointed lure as it will interfere with the specialized actions.

    I'm a big fan of the classic floating #11 Rapala, but would anyone argue the jointed minnow (same size and color) is any better?

  • When this happens, President will rock, unjointed, a solid block of plastic, and stop.


  • A pair of prolegs (unjointed legs) is found on each of the abdominal segments 3, 4, 5, 6, and 10.

    Insecta (Aquatic)

  • To others again he unjointed the spondyles or knuckles of the neck, disfigured their chaps, gashed their faces, made their cheeks hang flapping on their chin, and so swinged and balammed them that they fell down before him like hay before a mower.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Its legs were as straight as tree trunks; its fingers and toes unjointed stubs.


  • He started with Pickle Raines, a scrap of a freckled girl wearing red pajamas, sitting with her legs stuck out straight in front of her like an unjointed doll.


  • Down there, invisible at this height, were spiky dry plants with water stored in their cores; flowers that bloomed after a rain and left their seeds to wait a year or ten years for the next rainfall; insect-things with four legs, unjointed; skinny warm-blooded quadrupeds from the size of a fox on down, who were always hungry.

    Neutron Star

  • Peduzzi saw the wife, who looked as young as the young gentleman, and was wearing mountain boots and a blue beret, start out to follow them down the road, carrying the fishing rods, unjointed, one in each hand.

    The Short Stories

  • But he had got my interest desperately worked up about what seemed to me great unjointed segments of this affair, that one couldn't understand till they were put together.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square


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