- The definition of a manifesto is a public declaration of a plan that will affect the public.
An example of a manifesto is an announcement of a new plan for the local government to reduce crime.
nounpl. man·i·fes·toes or man·i·fes·tos
intransitive verbman·i·fes·toed, man·i·fes·to·ing, man·i·fes·toes
Origin of manifestoItalian, from Latin manifestus, clear, evident; see manifest.
(plural manifestos or manifestoes or manifesti)
(third-person singular simple present manifestos, present participle manifestoing, simple past and past participle manifestoed)
- (intransitive) To issue a manifesto