[boo k-lit]


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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for booklet

brochure, leaflet, handbill, notice, handout, flyer, tract, circular, mailer

Examples from the Web for booklet

Contemporary Examples of booklet

Historical Examples of booklet

  • 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 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for booklet

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper