noun. evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated.
- lend oneself
Example sentences of the word malingering
1. Noun, singular or mass
This is to prevent malingering by an employee who wouldn’t have any incentive to get back to work as quickly as possible if his income was paid in full.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
In some cases like health or disability claims, the insurance company may accuse you of malingering.