Definition of flânerie in English:


Line breaks: flân|erie
Pronunciation: /flanˈriː
, flanʀi/


[mass noun]
  • Aimless idle behaviour.
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    • The figure who comes to mind when I read this is Benjamin's flâneur; and, though Chakrabarty doesn't explore the correspondence between flânerie and adda, the resemblances are striking.


French, from flâner 'saunter, lounge'.

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