pamphleteer

[ pam-fli-teer ]
/ ˌpæm flɪˈtɪər /

noun

a writer or publisher of pamphlets, especially on controversial issues.

verb (used without object)

to write and issue pamphlets.

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Origin of pamphleteer

First recorded in 1690–1700; pamphlet + -eer
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British Dictionary definitions for pamphleteer

pamphleteer
/ (ˌpæmflɪˈtɪə) /

noun

a person who writes or issues pamphlets, esp of a controversial nature

verb

(intr) to write or issue pamphlets
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