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- n. A person who malingers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In the army, a soldier who feigns himself sick, or who induces or protracts an illness, in order to avoid doing his duty; hence, in general, one who shirks his duty by pretending illness or inability.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who shams illness, especially for the purpose of shirking work or avoiding duty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
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