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malinger

verb [I] uk   /məˈlɪŋ.ɡər/ us    /-ɡɚ/ disapproving
to pretend to be ill in order to avoid having to work: And is he really ill or just malingering?
malingerer
noun [C] uk   /r/ us    //
I'm sure she thinks I'm a malingerer.
Translations of “malinger”
in Spanish fingirse enfermo…
in French tirer au flanc…
in German sich krank stellen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為逃避工作)詐病,裝病…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为逃避工作)诈病,装病…
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