1. workers’ compensation, payment for time lost after an injury at work.
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
3. a compositor.
4. any form of compensation; also attrib.
[1940s+] (Aus./N.Z.) the counterfeiting or extension of one’s disability in the hope of gaining more compensation payments.
[1940s+] (Aus./N.Z.) one who is a specialist in the extraction of monetary compensation by faking or exaggerating their supposedly work-related injuries.