- idler; dawdler; loafer.
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- an idler or loafer
C19: see flânerie
Word Origin and History for flaneur
"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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