vertically challenged


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vertically challenged

Short; not tall in stature. (Pseudo-politically correct slang used for humorous effect.) Whenever anyone teases me about my height, I just tell them that I'm vertically challenged! Yeah, my boyfriend is a little vertically challenged, but he's the most loving man I've ever known.
See also: challenged
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At school mine was Killer, even though I was underweight and vertically challenged.
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And I thought Snow White and her vertically challenged chinas were hi-hoing it off to the racetracks every day in a Disney-type world of fairness and honest endeavour.
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Therefore it could be that the vertically challenged live longer than their taller peers
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