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Anonymous asked in HealthMen's Health · 1 month ago

At what height is a man considered a midget?

I'm 20 years old and 170cm tall (about 5'8). Am I too short? They say you have 1 last growth spurt around the age of 21, so let's just say my final height is 175cm.


Ah, I didn't know "midget" was a slur.

5 Answers

  • 1 month ago
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    5'8 is average and if you end up at 5' 9-ish then  you are right at the edge of average and moving into tall for men's height. To be a little person -midget is considered a slur - you would need to be much shorter and have several other physical traits common to dwarfism  which is the medical term. You would have known long long ago when you were a baby if you had any signs of dwarfism. Little people never get over 4 feet in height so it's impossible to be 5' 9 and a little person. 

  • 1 month ago

    you're 170cm which makes you actually 5'7

    and tbh just date people that are around the 5'1-5'3 mark if height matters to you

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You need to consider where you are from. Here in America, an average man stands 5'9 to 6 foot. Short men are under 5'9. A midget stands under 4'9.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    4 '10 or under would be considered a midget

    Hollywood legend Tom Cruise is 5'6 so why


    you are fine

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  • 1 month ago

    170cm is not considered short and certainly does not indicate dwarfism.

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