Definition of vertically challenged in English:

vertically challenged

adjective

humorous
  • Not tall in height; short.

    • ‘A trick for those vertically challenged is to go with a shorter cuff, about ¾ of an inch.’
    • ‘Among other things, we are not a vertically challenged group.’
    • ‘Is it official mayoral business or just a friendly private correspondence, one vertically challenged guy to another?’
    • ‘Carlo is a giant and I am more vertically challenged.’
    • ‘I heard the boy goes berserk when someone even alludes to the fact that he's vertically challenged.’

Pronunciation:

vertically challenged

/ˌvərdik(ə)lē ˈCHalənjd/