flânerie

noun

flâ·​ne·​rie
(ˈ)flän¦rē
plural -s
: aimless or idle quality or state

Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French flanerie, from (assumed) Middle French dialect (Normandy) flaner to saunter aimlessly (whence French flâner) + Middle French -erie -ery

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“Flânerie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fl%C3%A2nerie. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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