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[boo k-lit]
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  1. a little book, especially one with paper covers; pamphlet.
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Origin of booklet

First recorded in 1855–60; book + -let
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Related Words

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

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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


  1. a thin book, esp one having paper covers; pamphlet
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Word Origin and History for booklet


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

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