Stacks of pamphlets.
A flyer providing information about a politician's beliefs or a leaflet advertising a new vacuum cleaner are examples of a pamphlet.
- a small, thin, unbound book made up of sheets of paper stapled or stitched together and usually having a paper cover
- something published in this form, usually on some topic of current interest
Origin of pamphletMiddle English pamfilet from Old French Pamphilet, diminutive of Medieval Latin Pamphilus, short for Pamphilus, seu de Amore, Pamphilus, or on Love, title of 12th-c. Medieval Latin amatory poem
- An unbound printed work, usually with a paper cover.
- A short essay or treatise, usually on a current topic, published without a binding.
Origin of pamphletMiddle English pamflet from Medieval Latin pamfletus from Pamphiletus diminutive of Pamphilus amatory Latin poem of the 1100s from Greek pamphilos beloved by all pan- pan- philos beloved
- A small booklet of printed informational matter, often unbound, having only a paper cover.
From New Latin panfletus (“small, unbound treatise")