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leaflet

[ leef-lit ]
/ 藞lif l瑟t /
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noun
a small flat or folded sheet of printed matter, as an advertisement or notice, usually intended for free distribution.
one of the separate blades or divisions of a compound leaf.
a small leaflike part or structure.
a small or young leaf.
verb (used with object), leaf路let路ed or leaf路let路ted, leaf路let路ing or leaf路let路ting.
to distribute leaflets or handbills to or among: Campaign workers leafleted shoppers at the mall.
verb (used without object), leaf路let路ed or leaf路let路ted, leaf路let路ing or leaf路let路ting.
to distribute leaflets.
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Origin of leaflet

First recorded in 1780鈥90; leaf + -let

OTHER WORDS FROM leaflet

leaf路let路er, leaf路let路ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for leaflet

leaflet
/ (藞li藧fl瑟t) /

noun
a printed and usually folded sheet of paper for distribution, usually free and containing advertising material or information about a political party, charity, etc
any of the subdivisions of a compound leaf such as a fern leaf
(loosely) any small leaf or leaflike part
verb
to distribute printed leaflets (to)they leafleted every flat in the area

Derived forms of leaflet

leafleter, noun
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Scientific definitions for leaflet

leaflet
[ l膿fl沫t ]

A small leaf or leaflike part, especially one of the blades or divisions of a compound leaf.
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