Definitions for malingerməˈlɪŋ gər

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  1. malinger, skulk(verb)

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

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Malinger(verb)

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

Anagrams of malinger »

  1. germinal, Germinal

  2. maligner

  3. Germinal


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