malingerer

noun
ma·​lin·​ger·​er | \ -ər How to pronounce malingerer (audio) \

Medical Definition of malingerer

: an individual who malingers And today, personal-injury lawyers and health care practitioners of every bent argue over whether some patients are malingerers out for a buck, or just worried, well-meaning people who exaggerate their symptoms.— Bruce H. Dobkin, Discover

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“Malingerer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malingerer. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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