double-jointed


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double-jointed

having unusually flexible joints permitting an abnormal degree of motion of the parts
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Mind you, taking a belfie required a bit more effort and probably double-jointed limbs.
The double-jointed desert-dwelling anomaly that has to be seen to believed.
The supporting structure of the hall is a post-and-beam construction in double-jointed construction.
The cover also shows the singer striking a double-jointed pose in which her arm seems to have twisted round behind her to rest on her butt.
The risk of later knee pain was even greater for obese, double-jointed teens, with 10 times greater odds than for nonobese adolescents without joint hypermobility.
This a manager who has received more pats on the back this season than a double-jointed contortionist choking on a piece of steak.
Rarely have I seen better jumps and spins, and the double-jointed girl who gets swung upside down in the air by a couple of well-drilled males is like something out of Cirque du Soleil.
Mechanics, entering the Black Hawk cockpit from the cabin during maintenance can be a double-jointed exercise that puts the center console in harm's way.
Some of them looked double-jointed - it was incredible.
This show-piece did create a bit of a conflict of opinion between the judges, as Nasser and Najwa saw that the contestant's ability to twist and mold his double-jointed body warranted his place in the next level.
Were you ever up against the smart guy with the double-jointed wrist whose centre-forward magically spun and flashed the ball into your goal?
The former dancer, nicknamed Rubber Bones Brown for his double-jointed abilities, has avoided serious injury.