- Leaflet Leaf"let, n.
1. A little leaf.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A leaflike organ or part; as, a leaflet of the gills of fishes. [1913 Webster]
4. A printed sheet of paper, of one page, or one sheet folded over, containing an advertisement, tract, or other notice, and usually distributed for free or included in the package with a purchased item. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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leaflet — leaf‧let [ˈliːflt] noun [countable] a small piece of printed paper that gives information or advertises something: • An explanatory leaflet is available from tax offices. • information leaflets about mail services see also brochure * * * Ⅰ … Financial and business terms
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leaflet — As a verb, meaning ‘to distribute leaflets to’, leaflet has inflected forms leafleted, leafleting … Modern English usage
leaflet — (n.) 1787 as a term in botany; 1867 as a term in printing and publication; dim. of LEAF (Cf. leaf) (n.) A newspaperman asked the British authorities for a copy of the leaflets distributed in Germany by British airplanes. According to the London… … Etymology dictionary
leaflet — ► NOUN 1) a printed sheet of paper containing information or advertising and usually distributed free. 2) a small leaf, especially a component of a compound leaf. ► VERB (leafleted, leafleting) ▪ distribute leaflets to … English terms dictionary
leaflet — [lēf′lit] n. 1. one of the divisions of a compound leaf 2. a small or young leaf 3. a separate sheet of printed matter, often folded but not stitched vt., vi. leafleted or leafletted, leafleting or leafletting to distribute leaflets to (people in … English World dictionary
leaflet — I UK [ˈliːflət] / US [ˈlɪflət] noun [countable] Word forms leaflet : singular leaflet plural leaflets ** a printed sheet of paper, usually folded, that is provided free and gives information about something an information/promotional leaflet… … English dictionary
leaflet — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ free ▪ a free leaflet explaining your tax return ▪ helpful ▪ explanatory (BrE), information, instruction … Collocations dictionary
leaflet — leaf|let1 [ˈli:flıt] n a small book or piece of paper advertising something or giving information on a particular subject leaflet on ▪ a leaflet on skin cancer hand/pass/give/send out a leaflet ▪ Students were handing out election leaflets at the … Dictionary of contemporary English
leaflet — leaf|let1 [ liflət ] noun count a printed sheet of paper, usually folded, that is provided free and gives information about something: leaflet on: a leaflet on finding and paying for residential care an information/promotional leaflet leaflet… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English