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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 Vietnamese giả vờ ốm để trốn việc…
in Spanish fingirse enfermo…
in Thai แกล้งป่วย…
in Malaysian pura-pura sakit…
in French tirer au flanc…
in German sich krank stellen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為逃避工作)詐病,裝病…
in Indonesian pura-pura sakit…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为逃避工作)诈病,装病…
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