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[boo k-lit] /ˈbʊk lɪt/
a little book, especially one with paper covers; pamphlet.
Origin of booklet
First recorded in 1855-60; book + -let Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was pleased to call his booklet "Musick's Monument," and it was printed in 1676 in London.

    How the Piano Came to Be Ellye Howell Glover
  • A booklet designed to help mothers and teachers in the instruction of boys.

    Almost A Man Mary Wood-Allen
  • That booklet reached the sale of more than a million copies.

    Dollars and Sense Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  • After reading this booklet your faith will be great, because you will be confronted with facts.

    The Right Knock

    Helen Van-Anderson
  • The man at once produced the booklet, and Aspel purchased it.

    Post Haste R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for booklet


a thin book, esp one having paper covers; pamphlet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for booklet

1859, from book (n.) + diminutive ending -let.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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