Pamphlet Definition

pămflĭt
pamphlets
noun
pamphlets
A small, thin, unbound book made up of sheets of paper stapled or stitched together and usually having a paper cover.
Webster's New World
Something published in this form, usually on some topic of current interest.
Webster's New World
The definition of a pamphlet is a type of advertising or informational material consisting of a small leaflet or booklet.
A flyer providing information about a politician's beliefs or a leaflet advertising a new vacuum cleaner are examples of a pamphlet.
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Other Word Forms of Pamphlet

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Singular:
pamphlet
Plural:
pamphlets

Origin of Pamphlet

  • Middle 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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin panfletus (“small, unbound treatise")

    From Wiktionary

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