double jointed


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double jointed

An informal term referring to a person with an unusual range of movement at one or more joints.
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The telescoping feature is available in all styles except the double jointed ratchet.
As a kid, I spent hours trying to master the art of ear wiggling, without success, and I have a huge admiration for anyone who is double jointed.
Characteristically the patient has a long narrow face, an arm span greater than their height and is often double jointed.
Phelps has an arm span three inches longer than his 6ft 3in height, is double jointed and boasts hands the size of paddles.
I like it best when their double jointed thumbs become trapped just at the moment of locking.
In the final of a national contest for village teams at Lords, Joe finally met his match when the opposition produced a double jointed batsman who stood facing him feet apart and then bent backwards over the wicket to strike the falling ball.
AT last, a brilliant gadget makes flossing easy and doesn't require you to have double jointed fingers.
They included Yvette Guilbert, Aristide Bruant, May Milton and Valentin le Dessose (a mysterious double jointed dancer who walked out of the Moulin Rouge one night in 1895 and was never seen again).
He has size 14 feet, double jointed knees and flexible ankles, a long torso, yet his inside leg is only 30 inches, which gives additional power to his lower limbs.