Definitions for malingerməˈlɪŋ gər
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avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
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.
Origin: From malingrer, from adjective malingre.
to act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or inability
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