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3 definitions found
 for malingering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Malinger \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
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated;
           "they developed a test to detect malingering" [syn:
           malingering, skulking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "malingering":
     cagey, clock-watching, dodging, ducking, elusive, elusory, evasive,
     goofing off, shifty, shirking, skulking, slacking, slippery,
     soldiering, tax dodging, tax evasion, truancy, welshing

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