pamphlet

noun
pam·​phlet | \ ˈpam(p)-flət \

Definition of pamphlet

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

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Synonyms for pamphlet

Synonyms

booklet, brochure, circular, flyer (also flier), folder, leaflet

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Examples of pamphlet in a Sentence

pamphlets about common safety precautions that we all can put into use

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Naturally, the logos included the pamphlet feel very of a specific moment in time and almost architectural in form. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Midcentury logos take the spotlight in new magazine," 27 July 2018 Getty Images Have you ever actually read the mini pamphlet that comes with your birth control pills? Megan Ditrolio, Marie Claire, "ALERT: Leaving Your Birth Control Pills in Your Car Could Get You Pregnant," 27 July 2018 The pamphlets left outside the churches in Santiago on Friday were not entirely coherent. Pascale Bonnefoy, New York Times, "Pope Faces Turmoil in Chile Over Indigenous Group and Sex Abuse," 12 Jan. 2018 The pamphlet was a listing of all the crimes that had been committed against African-Americans. Georgea Kovanis, Detroit Free Press, "Metro Detroit woman told Recy Taylor's story before Oprah told us," 9 Jan. 2018 With a time crunch as election officials prepare to print ballots and voter pamphlets, the state Supreme Court has reserved time for oral arguments on Aug. 28 — if the court decides arguments are needed. Joseph O’sullivan, The Seattle Times, "Judge blocks Washington ballot initiative to raise purchase age for semi-automatic rifles," 17 Aug. 2018 Allen published much in newspapers and pamphlets that goes unnoticed here. Mark G. Spencer, WSJ, "‘Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom’ Review: Patriots of Vermont," 10 Dec. 2018 What began in 1797 as a literary coffee house producing political pamphlets and publications spotlighting social issues of the day is London’s oldest bookseller. Amy Tara Koch, New York Times, "A Road Map to Shopping Like a Royal in London," 9 May 2018 His followers used pamphlets and Facebook posts calling for boycotts of Muslim businesses. Niharika Mandhana, WSJ, "‘All Our Lives They Wanted to Ruin Us.’ For Decades, Myanmar Sought to Drive Out Rohingya," 23 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of pamphlet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pamphlet

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

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The first known use of pamphlet was in the 14th century

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pamphlet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pamphlet

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

pamphlet

noun
pam·​phlet | \ ˈpam-flət \

Kids Definition of pamphlet

: a short publication without a binding : booklet

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