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flâneur

[flah-nœr] /flɑˈnœr/
noun, plural flâneurs
[flah-nœr] /flɑˈnœr/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
idler; dawdler; loafer.
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British Dictionary definitions for flaneur

flâneur

/flɑnœr/
noun
1.
an idler or loafer
Word Origin
C19: see flânerie
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Word Origin and History for flaneur
n.

"loafer, idler," 1854, from French flâneur, from flâner "to stroll, loaf, saunter," probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian flana, flanta "to gad about").

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