horizontally challenged


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horizontally challenged

Fat; overweight; obese. A pseudo-politically correct term that may be deemed offensive. I became a little horizontally challenged after my accident, as I was confined to a wheelchair for nearly a year.
See also: challenged
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Well, it may be a tad uncomfortable for the horizontally challenged, but it's just right for a patient being wheeled in on a stretcher.