malinger definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To feign illness or other incapacity to prevent task or work.
    • to behave the section of a malingerer; to feign disease or failure.
  • verb:
    • To feign infection, injury, or incapacitation to avoid work or obligation.
    • avoid duties and tasks, e.g., by pretending to be ill
  • others:
    • To feign disease; sham vomiting to prevent duty; fake illness.

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