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MALINGERING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does malingering mean? 

MALINGERING (noun)
  The noun MALINGERING has 1 sense:

1. evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated

  Familiarity information: MALINGERING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MALINGERING (noun)


Sense 1malingering [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

malingering; skulking

Context example:

they developed a test to detect malingering

Hypernyms ("malingering" is a kind of...):

dodging; escape; evasion (nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do)


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