Malinger: To feign sickness or any physical disablement or mental lapse or derangement, especially for the purpose of escaping the performance of a task, duty, or work. Person who consciously feigns or simulates mental or physical illness for gain. 1
Black, H. C., & Nolan, J. R. (1979). Black’s law dictionary (5th ed.). St. Paul, Minn: West Publishing Co.