Definitions for pamphletˈpæm flɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pam•phletˈpæm flɪt(n.)

  1. a short unbound publication held together by staples or stitching, typically containing factual information.

  2. a short treatise or essay, generally on a contemporary or controversial subject.

Origin of pamphlet:

1375–1425; late ME pamflet < AL panfletus, pamfletus, syncopated var. of Pamphiletus, dim. of ML Pamphilus, title of a 12th-cent. Latin comedy. See -et


Princeton's WordNet

  1. booklet, brochure, folder, leaflet, pamphlet(noun)

    a small book usually having a paper cover

  2. tract, pamphlet(noun)

    a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. pamphlet(noun)ˈpæm flɪt

    a thin paper book containing information

    health education pamphlets


  1. pamphlet(Noun)

    A small booklet of printed informational matter, often unbound, having only a paper cover.

  2. Origin: From panfletus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pamphlet(noun)

    a writing; a book

  2. Pamphlet(noun)

    a small book consisting of a few sheets of printed paper, stitched together, often with a paper cover, but not bound; a short essay or written discussion, usually on a subject of current interest

  3. Pamphlet(verb)

    to write a pamphlet or pamphlets


  1. Pamphlet

    A pamphlet is an unbound booklet. It may consist of a single sheet of paper that is printed on both sides and folded in half, in thirds, or in fourths, or it may consist of a few pages that are folded in half and saddle stapled at the crease to make a simple book. In order to count as a pamphlet, UNESCO requires a publication to have "at least 5 but not more than 48 pages exclusive of the cover pages"; a longer item is a book.

Translations for pamphlet

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a small paper-covered book usually giving information, expressing an opinion on a popular subject etc

a political pamphlet.

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