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1leaflet

noun leaf·let \ˈlēf-lət\

: a printed and often folded sheet of paper that is usually given to people for no cost

Full Definition of LEAFLET

1
a :  one of the divisions of a compound leaf
b :  a small or young foliage leaf
2
:  a leaflike organ or part
3
:  a usually folded printed sheet intended for free distribution
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Examples of LEAFLET

  1. Protesters were handing out leaflets condemning the government's environmental policies.
  2. <the company hires college students to work the phones and distribute leaflets for its clients>

First Known Use of LEAFLET

1785

Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow

2leaflet

verb

: to give leaflets to many people in (a place)

leaflet·ed or leaflet·tedleaflet·ing or leaflet·ting

Full Definition of LEAFLET

intransitive verb
:  to hand out leaflets
transitive verb
:  to hand out leaflets to

Examples of LEAFLET

  1. We spent the morning leafleting.

First Known Use of LEAFLET

1962
LEAFLET Defined for Kids

leaflet

noun leaf·let \ˈlēf-lət\

Definition of LEAFLET for Kids

1
:  a printed and often folded sheet of paper that is usually given to people at no cost <an advertising leaflet>
2
:  one of the divisions of a leaf which is made up of two or more smaller parts
3
:  a young or small leaf
Medical Dictionary

leaflet

noun leaf·let \ˈlē-flət\

Medical Definition of LEAFLET

:  a leaflike organ, structure, or part <lipid molecules in a bimolecular leaflet>; especially :  any of the flaps of the biscuspid valve or the tricuspid valve

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