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Meaning of MALINGER

Pronunciation:  mu'linggur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
 

MALINGER is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: skulk
 
 See Also: goldbrick, shirk, shrink from

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*lin"ger\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {MAlingered}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Malingering}.]
To act the part of a malingerer; to feign illness or
inability.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandon, cut, dodge, dog it, duck, duck duty, get out of, goldbrick, goof off, jump, leave, leave loose ends, leave undone, let alone, let be, let dangle, let go, miss, not pull fair, omit, pass over, pass up, pretermit, procrastinate, shirk, skip, skulk, slack, slide out of, slip out of, sneak out of, soldier, trifle, welsh
 

 

 

 

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