Definition of handbill
: a small printed sheet to be distributed (as for advertising) by hand
Recent Examples of handbill from the Web
No solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.
The Church of Type is plastered floor to ceiling with posters, handbills, and signage—some for corporate clients such as MTV, Ralph Lauren’s Double RL, and Mattel Toys, while others are original art pieces by Bradley.
Some of the same type used on those handbills can be found at Hatch today.
Ray's handbill says he was born in Uptown and has volunteered on the campaigns of both Democrats and independent candidates around the country.
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First Known Use of handbill
HANDBILL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handbill for English Language Learners
: a small printed advertisement or announcement that is given out to many people by hand
HANDBILL Defined for Kids
Definition of handbill for Students
: a printed sheet (as of advertising) distributed by hand
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