Word of the Week: flâneur (flä-NÛR)


(Noun) A lounger or saunterer, an idle “man about town.”

In Context

“All in all, and with his days as a dilettante and a flâneur far behind him, he looked set upon pursuing a professional career as a responsible married man.”

Patrick Gardiner, Kierkegaard: A Very Short Introduction, 2002.