American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One of the segments of a compound leaf.
- n. A small leaf or leaflike part.
- n. A printed, usually folded handbill or flier intended for free distribution.
- v. To hand out leaflets.
- v. To hand out leaflets to or in: leafleted the morning commuters; leaflet a neighborhood.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little leaf; in botany, one of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
- n. A small leaf of printed matter for distribution; a tract.
- n. In printing, a circular of six or more small pages on one piece of paper, not stitched or sewed.
- n. In zoology:
- n. A plate or layer of branchial appendages of a crustacean.
- n. One of the three divisions of the human diaphragm.
- n. One of the thin plates or leaves contained in the lung-books of certain spiders.
- n. One of the leaf-like branchiæ of certain aquatic insectlarvæ.
- n. botany One of the components of a compound leaf.
- n. botany A small plant leaf.
- n. A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement.
- n. anatomy A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
- v. transitive To distribute leaflets to.
- v. intransitive To distribute leaflets.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A little leaf.
- n. (Bot.) One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
- n. (Zoöl.) A leaflike organ or part.
- n. 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.
- n. a small book usually having a paper cover
- n. part of a compound leaf
- n. a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
- leaf + -let (Wiktionary)
“What UKIP should have explained in their leaflet is the following:”
“But if this leaflet is the best the critics can do, I do not think he has much of a case to answer.”
“Labour's second Freepost leaflet is doing the rounds.”
“This leaflet is A3, folded in to three, which is why it appears to have part printed upside down.”
“The Tory leaflet is actually A3 (when folded out) so I copied it as best I could not including the fold out middle.”
“This latest Lib Dem leaflet is A4, folded length ways.”
“Less than one week until the by-election in Norwich North and we have only just received our first leaflet from the Green Party.”
“I know a Lib Dem leaflet is going out already in other parts of the constituency.”
“The leaflet is too wordy, far too many unncessary photos, and the local party hasn't really made the effort with their freepost leaflet.”
“The leaflet is tiny because it's meant to appeal to people who'll just glance at it before throwing it away.”
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