Definitions for malingerer

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  1. malingerer, skulker, shammer(noun)

    someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity

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  1. malingerer(Noun)

    A person who malingers.

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  1. Malingerer(noun)

    in the army, a soldier who feigns himself sick, or who induces or protracts an illness, in order to avoid doing his duty; hence, in general, one who shirks his duty by pretending illness or inability

  2. Origin: [F. malingre sickly, weakly, prob. from mal ill + OF. heingre, haingre, thin, lean, infirm, fr. L. aeger.]

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