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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"I have often wondered why some people are double jointed."
I like it best when their double jointed thumbs become trapped just at the moment of locking.
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. Patients often have long fingers and are more prone than usual to disorders of the heart and eyes, although most people with the condition live a normal life.
2-1/8" x 3-1/2" mirror head, double jointed mounting which allows mirror to swivel a full 360 degrees, non-rotating telescoping rod with a range of 11-1/4" to 15-1/4", vinyl grip.
I had a list of dreams and ambitions that I was determined to experience before I was 35 and 60 months (and Liam Neeson only featured in one of them - although he was willing, able and double jointed).
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.
8SHE'S DOUBLE JOINTED: Helen showed off her favourite sexual position during her mating dance routine with Paul.