Meaning of the French Word Flâner

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The French word flâner, pronounced "flah-nay", means to stroll, hang around, or dawdle.

Examples

  • J'aime bien flâner dans la ville le matin.
    I really like strolling around town in the morning.
  • Va chercher ton frère, et sans flâner!
    Go get your brother, and don't dawdle!

Related Words

  • la flânerie - stroll, strolling
  • un flâneur - person who strolls
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