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FLANEUR



noun

  1. a man who saunters around observing society.

French, from flâner ‘saunter, lounge’.


Flâneur is a French noun referring to a person, literally meaning 'stroller', 'lounger', 'saunterer', or 'loafer', but with some nuanced additional meanings. Flânerie is the act of strolling, with all of its accompanying associations. A near-synonym of the noun is boulevardier.










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