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pamphleteer

noun pam·phle·teer \ ˌpam(p)-flə-ˈtir \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of pamphleteer

: a writer of pamphlets attacking something or urging a cause

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First Known Use of pamphleteer

1614


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pamphleteer

verb

Definition of pamphleteer

1 : to write and publish pamphlets
2 : to engage in partisan arguments indirectly in writings

Recent Examples of pamphleteer from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pamphleteer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of pamphleteer

1698


PAMPHLETEER Defined for English Language Learners

pamphleteer

Definition of pamphleteer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes pamphlets usually to support a cause or to criticize someone or something


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