leaflet (plural leaflets)
- (botany) One of the components of a compound leaf.
- (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
- 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
- (anatomy) A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
- Portuguese: folíolo
- French: tract, prospectus, dépliant
- German: Faltblatt, Broschüre, Faltprospekt, Flugblatt
- Italian: dépliant, volantino
- Portuguese: folder, panfleto
- Russian: листо́вка
- Spanish: folleto, panfleto
leaflet (leaflets, present participle leafleting; past and past participle leafleted)
- (transitive) To distribute leaflets to.
- A sidewalk preacher gave an impassioned sermon while an assistant leafleted those who stayed to listen.
- (intransitive) To distribute leaflets.
- During the summer, Peter earned some extra cash by leafleting for a local pizza delivery restaurant.