Definition of pamphlet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpæmflət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæmflət//
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a very thin book with a paper cover, containing information about a particular subject synonym leaflet See related entries: Types of text Word Originlate Middle English: from Pamphilet, the familiar name of the 12th-cent. Latin love poem Pamphilus, seu de Amore.Extra examples accusations that were made in the pamphlet He dismissed claims published in pamphlets that the King’s powers had been usurped. The government provides a pamphlet for all immigrants, outlining their rights.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pamphlet