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flânerie

[ flahnuh-ree ]
/ flɑnəˈri /
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noun French.
seemingly aimless lounging or strolling around; idleness.
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Origin of flânerie

First recorded in 1870–75; from French, from Norman French dialect, from Norman French flanner (French flâner ) “to waste time, walk about aimlessly” + -erie; see -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for flânerie

flânerie
/ French (flɑnri) /

noun
aimless strolling or lounging; idleness

Word Origin for flânerie

C19: from flâner to stroll, dawdle, ultimately from Old Norse flana to wander about
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