Definitions for malingerməˈlɪŋ gər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malinger, skulk(verb)

    avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill

Wiktionary

  1. malinger(Verb)

    To feign illness, injury, or incapacitation in order to avoid work or obligation.

    It is not uncommon on exam days for several students to malinger rather than prepare themselves.

  2. Origin: From malingrer, from adjective malingre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malinger(verb)

    to act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malinger

    ma-ling′gėr, v.i. to feign sickness in order to avoid duty.—ns. Maling′erer; Maling′ery, feigned sickness. [Fr. malingremal—L. malus, bad, O. Fr. heingre, ailing—L. æger, sick.]

Anagrams for malinger »

  1. germinal, Germinal

  2. maligner

  3. Germinal

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malinger in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malinger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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