leaflet
Pronunciation
  • enPR: lēfʹlĭt, IPA: /ˈliːflɪt/
Noun

leaflet (plural leaflets)

  1. (botany) One of the components of a compound leaf.
  2. (botany) A small plant leaf.
    The new leaflets at the end of the branch were a lighter shade of green than the mature leaves.
    Synonyms: leafling
  3. A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement.
    A leaflet had been left under the car's windshield wiper.
    Synonyms: flier, flyer, folder, handbill, pamphlet
  4. (anatomy) A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: folíolo
Translations Verb

leaflet (leaflets, present participle leafleting; past and past participle leafleted)

  1. (transitive) To distribute leaflets to.
    A sidewalk preacher gave an impassioned sermon while an assistant leafleted those who stayed to listen.
  2. (intransitive) To distribute leaflets.
    During the summer, Peter earned some extra cash by leafleting for a local pizza delivery restaurant.



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