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leaflet

noun leaf·let \ ˈlēf-lət \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

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 (such as one of the flaps of a heart valve)
3 : a usually folded printed sheet intended for free distribution

Examples of leaflet in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of leaflet

1777


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leaflet

verb

Definition of leaflet

leafleted or leafletted; leafleting or leafletting
intransitive verb
: to hand out leaflets
transitive verb
: to hand out leaflets to

Examples of leaflet in a Sentence

  1. We spent the morning leafleting.

First Known Use of leaflet

1962


LEAFLET Defined for English Language Learners

leaflet

noun

Definition of leaflet for English Language Learners

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


leaflet

verb

Definition of leaflet for English Language Learners

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


LEAFLET Defined for Kids

leaflet

noun leaf·let \ ˈlēf-lət \

Definition of leaflet for Students

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

Law Dictionary

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leaflet

noun leaf·let

legal Definition of leaflet

: a usually folded printed sheet intended for free distribution

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leaflet

intransitive verb

legal Definition of leaflet

leafleted; leafletted; leafleting or leafletting
: to hand out leaflets
  • invalidated an ordinance banning all leafleting
  • —David Kairys


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