1. hyperextend

verb. extend a joint beyond its normal range.


  • extend
  • stretch forth
  • hold out
  • exsert
  • stretch out


  • ignite
  • uncover
  • decrease
  • shorten


  • extend (English)
  • extendo (Latin)
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word hyperextend

1. Verb, base form
Some will teach you how to hyperextend and twist joints to cause pain, which will help you bring an attacker to submission.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
And when you hyperextend in this way, you take the load off the glutes and shift the work to your lower back, Perkins says.

3. Noun, singular or mass
And many times at the top of the bridge, people allow their lower back to arch or hyperextend.