pamphlet

play
noun pam·phlet \ˈpam(p)-flət\

Definition of pamphlet

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

Examples of pamphlet in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology 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


PAMPHLET Defined for English Language Learners

pamphlet

play
noun pam·phlet \ˈpam(p)-flət\

Definition of pamphlet for English Language Learners

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


PAMPHLET Defined for Kids

pamphlet

play
noun pam·phlet \ˈpam-flət\

Definition of pamphlet for Students

  1. :  a short publication without a binding :  booklet



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pamphlet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ