noun pam·phlet \ˈpam(p)-flət\

: a small, thin book with no cover or only a paper cover that has information about a particular subject

Full Definition of PAMPHLET

:  an unbound printed publication with no cover or with a paper cover

Examples of PAMPHLET

  1. <pamphlets about common safety precautions that we all can put into use>

Origin of PAMPHLET

Middle English pamflet unbound booklet, from Pamphilus seu De Amore Pamphilus or On Love, popular Latin love poem of the 12th century
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee
PAMPHLET Defined for Kids


noun pam·phlet \ˈpam-flət\

Definition of PAMPHLET for Kids

:  a short publication without a binding :  booklet


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