flâner

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From the Norman verb flan(n)er. First known usage in French (flaner) in the 19th century. The Norman verb is a descendant of Old Norse flana (to get into something heedlessly). Compare Icelandic flana (to rush, to act rashly, to get into something heedlessly). See also Norwegian flane and flakke.

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flâner

  1. to wander around
  2. to loiter, mill about

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