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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Here's a quick glossary to help you: Short: vertically challenged Fat: horizontally challenged Ugly: aesthetically challenged Lazy: kinetically challenged Note that an astonishing number of traffic wardens are universally challenged.
the skipper calls his similarly horizontally challenged mate 'Gorgon'.
WHEN it comes to chilling out, there is only one true master of all things horizontally challenged - the Orb.