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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malingerer, skulker, shammernoun

    someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity

Wiktionary

  1. malingerernoun

    A person who malingers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malingerernoun

    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

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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. malingerer

    [Fr. malingre]. One who counterfeits illness for the purpose of avoiding duty.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. malingerer

    A soldier who feigns himself sick. Any soldier convicted of malingering, feigning or producing disease, or of intentionally protracting his cure or aggravating his disease, is liable to be tried by a court-martial for “conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline,” and to suffer the punishment attached to that offense.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of malingerer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of malingerer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of malingerer in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who shuns physical hard work in own profession requires in the same proportion to do bodily exercise like Jogging , Walking , Cycling etc to maintain healthy body and the fitness program or challenge is for malingerer, not sincere worker.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A hard worker does his duty with sincerity even without the supervision, but the malingerer shirks his responsibility even if he is kept round the clock under the surveillance camera observation in an organization.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It is ample clear that the sycophants and malingerer hardly fear of getting out of their jobs, but the sincere and hardworking employees appear to be worried often of it in an organisation.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The Attitude, Behavior and Character of a person decide the position,designation & remuneration in an organization of private sector. Back-bencher/drop-outs/Big office-politics player for director and key decision-maker posts; Bluffer/Big Credit-Snatcher/boot-licker for senior and higher positions; Duffer/Liar/Malingerer for middle to upper cadre on the hierarchical ladder and to spend a long tenure; Sincere/Studious/hard-worker for junior to middle level rank and to suffer humiliation a lot. That's the typical & usual picture of organizational structure and culture(vulture). Everything happens in the knowledge and under the nose of owner/proprietor/board-member.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    If a job-seeker who is worth to be getting X salary wants innocently X-2 , then most companies are most likely to offer him X-4 or even less remuneration ; but when a malingerer who doesn’t even deserve X and demands X+4 , then don’t be surprised to see him getting X+2 salary or even more. Such is their mentality so-called People’s Policy.

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