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How to use malingerer in a sentence

It did not take me many days to realise that I was up against the most practised malingerer in the British (or any other) army.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, APRIL 16, 1919VARIOUS
When the last malingerer arrived with yawns still unfinished, Prissy seized upon a temporary hush and began to laugh.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
The fellow's a palpable malingerer, and his being here makes it ever so much worse.
THE RED ACORNJOHN MCELROY
So in the same way hospital doctors will soon find out the malingerer.
WIT AND WISDOM OF LORD TREDEGARGODFREY CHARLES MORGAN
One night there was a heavy snowfall, and in the morning Pike, the malingerer, did not appear.
THE CALL OF THE WILDJACK LONDON
He told me that I was a malingerer and that I should not see the doctor.
GLIMPSES INTO THE ABYSSMARY HIGGS
The Portugee cook, sick of fever—I think he's a blighted malingerer—was the only creature there.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Thoroughly squelched, the malingerer flushed, mumbled an apology and held out his hand.
THE LONG CHANCEPETER B. KYNE
Anybody who was not a malingerer was voted a fool, an altruist.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
As it was not in Peter to be a malingerer he was left in peace, while we picked apples.
THE STORY GIRLLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MALINGERER

  • beachcomber
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • good-for-nothing
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • lazybones
  • lounger
  • malingerer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • slouch
  • sluggard
  • sponger
  • wanderer
  • waster
  • wastrel
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