vertically challenged

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ver′tically chal′lenged

(used as a euphemism) short in stature.
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Tory Brexiteer Mark Francois said: "As one vertically challenged MP to another, my sole advice to Speaker Bercow is, if you are going to stay on in these momentous times that's fair enough.
On the work front, SRK was last seen in Zero, where he played the role of a vertically challenged man.
Her upcoming film, 'Zero' shows the journey of Bauua Singh, a vertically challenged man played by Shah Rukh, who is on a lookout for a bride.
While King Khan plays a vertically challenged man, Bauua, Anushka plays Aafia suffering from cerebral palsy and Katrina is the heart throb Babita.
The story of the movie revolves around Bauua Singh (Shah Rukh Khan), a vertically challenged man, who is full of charm and wit, with a pinch of arrogance.
From being a romantic hero who made women weak in the knees to playing his own fanatic fan, a bootlegger, a psychologist and now a vertically challenged man in Zero and an astronaut in the Rakesh Sharma biopic--Shah Rukh Khan, who turned 53 on November 2--has been experimenting and reinventing himself by taking risks, say experts.
After I reported this phenomenon, Beverly Collins wrote: "I know you've mentioned being vertically challenged more than a few times.
The actor, 53, is desperate for a part but fears he's too vertically challenged for a role in the hit fantasy show.
Summary: The film's first look featured Shah Rukh Khan as a vertically challenged man
Speaking about 'Zero', the film will feature Shah Rukh Khan playing the role of a vertically challenged man who seems to be fond of Bollywood.
A vertically challenged, high-camp European leader faces economic disaster and general chaos at home.
It shows Shah Rukh essaying a vertically challenged man, dancing away at a party.