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Explanation: I need more context. It seems a bit strong to be calling someone a loafer. I think it might be referring to people strolling leisurely accross the pathway. Again, more context. Hope it helps.
A flaneur is known as a gentleman of leisure. This can describe someone who does not give himself up to the nervous energy and rush of neurotic society. He is relaxed; he flirts with the world. He is more of an observer than a participator. He goes where he wants when he wants and the city is his setting. The city, however, is most appropriately contextualized in the early nineteenth century. It was then that this slow paced leisurely life was possible in this backdrop. www.ac.aup.fr/ggilbert/theorypages/glossary.html
xxxChutzpahtic Local time: 04:45 Works in field Native speaker of: English, Spanish PRO pts in category: 12