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To leave a party or a large gathering without saying goodbye to anyone.
"If I would have said good night to everyone at the wedding last night it would have taken me 2 hours, so I just did a French Goodbye."
by Mike D. KMFD August 09, 2009
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Jun 18 Word of the Day
Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
by mmebs June 13, 2021
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Ending a romantic engagement by making a casual exit, and then never returning. A ruse, to make leaving easier.
It was a wonderful summer, but I knew she wasn't the one. I told her that I needed to go to the store, but I could tell she knew it was a French goodbye.
by Erich 8 May 14, 2017
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