faineant faineant

Definition(s):

  • (adj) disinclined to work or exertion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • At the zenith of his power the last Tsar Nicholas of Russia was notorious as a faineant who allowed others to direct even his policies.
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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /