Definition of Flaneur

1. n. One who strolls about aimlessly; a lounger; a loafer.



Definition of Flaneur

1. Noun. One who wanders aimlessly, who roams, who travels at a lounging pace. ¹

2. Noun. An idler, a loafer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flaneur

1. an idler [n -S] - See also: idler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flaneur

flams
flamy
flan
flancard
flancards
flanch
flanched
flanches
flanching
flanconade
flanconades
flanel
flanerie
flaneries
flanes
flaneur (current term)
flaneurs
flang
flange contour
flanged
flangelike
flanger
flangers
flanges
flangeway
flangeways
flanging
flangs
flank

Literary usage of Flaneur

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1. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"A frequent shortcoming of theories on the postmodern urban self is that of confusing Walter Benjamin's popular flaneur, who experiences his surroundings ..."

2. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"flaneur. Blakely Hall, in his contributions to the "Argonaut" (San ... flaneur. General Eber. Ten years of Imperialism in France : impression* of a ..."

3. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1885)
"Letters in the " Morning Star " (L. ISO"). Also in his contributions to "Tinsley's Magazine" (L.). flaneur, Un. Georgr William Henry ..."

4. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"THE flaneur And you, our quasi Dutchman, what welcome should be yours For all the wise prescriptions that work your laughter-cures ? ..."

5. The Ins and Outs of Paris: Or, Paris by Day and Night by Julie Granville Marguerittes (1855)
"Paris in May—The Middle Class and Good Taste—The flaneur—The Place de la Madeleine—The Flower-Market and the ..."

6. A Philosopher in Portugal by Eugene E. Street (1903)
"... Moorish Architecture—Origin of the Name of Lisbon—The flaneur —The Markets—Feira de Ladre—A Latch-key. THE next journey the Philosopher was called upon ..."

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