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malingerer Line breaks: ma¦lin|ger¦er
Pronunciation: /məˈlɪŋɡ(ə)rə/

Definition of malingerer in English:


A person who malingers; a shirker: the doctor said my son was a malingerer
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  • Of the nine, a number were malingerers who the manager was having difficulty motivating.
  • However, recent research reported that we have become a nation of malingerers, with nearly six million of us too sick to work.
  • Other states, like New York, have created an entirely state-funded duplicate of welfare for the malingerers.
British informal skiver, lead-swinger
North American informal gold brick

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