[ leef-lit ]
/ ˈlif lɪt /
verb (used with object), leaf·let·ed or leaf·let·ted, leaf·let·ing or leaf·let·ting.
to distribute leaflets or handbills to or among: Campaign workers leafleted shoppers at the mall.
verb (used without object), leaf·let·ed or leaf·let·ted, leaf·let·ing or leaf·let·ting.
to distribute leaflets.
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OTHER WORDS FROM leafletleaf·let·er, leaf·let·ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for leafleting
/ (ˈliːflɪt) /
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
to distribute printed leaflets (to)they leafleted every flat in the area
Derived forms of leafletleafleter, noun
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Scientific definitions for leafleting
[ lē′flĭt ]
A small leaf or leaflike part, especially one of the blades or divisions of a compound leaf.
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