- a writer or publisher of pamphlets, especially on controversial issues.
- to write and issue pamphlets.
Origin of pamphleteer
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Examples from the Web for pamphleteer
My mother was a pamphleteer by temperament, and she knew that sedition and controversy are fired by printed matter.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir
March 7, 2012
A Tory pamphleteer of the time gives us the Loyalist view of the affair.Tea Leaves
The novelist is hurried on at this stage by the necessities of the pamphleteer.
These are some of the things complained of by my pamphleteer.London
As a controversialist and pamphleteer he had confessedly no rival.Ryerson Memorial Volume
J. George Hodgins
Any pamphleteer can show the way to better things; but when there is no will there is no way.Man And Superman
George Bernard Shaw
- a person who writes or issues pamphlets, esp of a controversial nature
- (intr) to write or issue pamphlets
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Word Origin and History for pamphleteer
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