pamphlet


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pam·phlet

 (păm′flĭt)
n.
1. An unbound printed work, usually with a paper cover.
2. A short essay or treatise, usually on a current topic, published without a binding.

[Middle English pamflet, from Medieval Latin pamfletus, from Pamphiletus, diminutive of Pamphilus, amatory Latin poem of the 1100s, from Greek pamphilos, beloved by all : pan-, pan- + philos, beloved.]

pam′phlet·ar′y (păm′flĭ-tĕr′ē) adj.

pamphlet

(ˈpæmflɪt)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a brief publication generally having a paper cover; booklet
2. a brief treatise, often on a subject of current interest, published in pamphlet form
[C14 pamflet, from Anglo-Latin panfletus, from Medieval Latin Pamphilus title of a popular 12th-century amatory poem from Greek Pamphilos masculine proper name]

pam•phlet

(ˈpæm 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.
[1375–1425; late Middle English pamflet < Anglo-Latin panfletus, pamfletus, syncopated variant of Pamphiletus, diminutive of Medieval Latin Pamphilus, title of a 12th-century Latin comedy. See -et]
pam′phlet•ar′y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pamphlet - a small book usually having a paper coverpamphlet - a small book usually having a paper cover
book - a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together); "I am reading a good book on economics"
blue book - a blue booklet used in universities for writing examinations
ticket book - a book of tickets that can be torn out and used
2.pamphlet - a brief treatise on a subject of interestpamphlet - a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet
treatise - a formal exposition

pamphlet

noun booklet, leaflet, brochure, circular, tract, folder an 80-page long election pamphlet
Translations
كُتَيِّبٌكُرّاسَه، كُتَيِّب
brožuraleták
brochurepamflet
pamfletti
pamflet
pamflet
bæklingur
パンフレット
소책자
brošūrapamflets
broschyr
แผ่นพับ
cuốn sách nhỏ

pamphlet

[ˈpæmflɪt] N (informative, brochure) → folleto m; (political, handed out in street) → volante m, panfleto m (Literat) → panfleto m

pamphlet

[ˈpæmflət] n (gen)brochure f; (political)tract m

pamphlet

n (= informative brochure)Broschüre f; (literary) → Druckschrift f; (political, handed out in street) → Flugblatt nt, → Flugschrift f

pamphlet

[ˈpæmflɪt] n (informative brochure) → opuscolo, dépliant m inv; (political, handed out in street) → volantino, manifestino

pamphlet

(ˈpӕmflit) noun
a small paper-covered book usually giving information, expressing an opinion on a popular subject etc. a political pamphlet.

pamphlet

كُتَيِّبٌ brožura pamflet Broschüre φυλλάδιο panfleto pamfletti brochure pamflet opuscolo パンフレット 소책자 pamflet brosjyre broszura panfleto буклет broschyr แผ่นพับ broşür cuốn sách nhỏ 小册子

pamphlet

n folleto
References in classic literature ?
In the first pamphlet the battle between Don Quixote and the Biscayan was drawn to the very life, they planted in the same attitude as the history describes, their swords raised, and the one protected by his buckler, the other by his cushion, and the Biscayan's mule so true to nature that it could be seen to be a hired one a bowshot off.
To show how wrong persecution was, Defoe wrote a little pamphlet which he called The Shortest Way with the Dissenters.
That long-forgotten pamphlet came back with startling vividness to my mind.
The evening before, Countess Lidia Ivanovna had sent him a pamphlet by a celebrated traveler in China, who was staying in Petersburg, and with it she enclosed a note begging him to see the traveler himself, as he was an extremely interesting person from various points of view, and likely to be useful.
Milton, rising to the occasion, defended the act in a pamphlet, thereby beginning a paper controversy, chiefly with the Dutch scholar Salmasius, which lasted for several years.
The pamphlet containing these renderings had a con- siderable vogue, and I mention them here simply to warn the reader against the impression they may have created.
Dorothea closed her pamphlet, as soon as she was aware of her uncle's presence, and rose as if to go.
It remains essentially right, a pamphlet story--in support of the League to Enforce Peace.
Pickwick himself wrote a pamphlet, containing ninety-six pages of very small print, and twenty-seven different readings of the inscription: that three old gentlemen cut off their eldest sons with a shilling a-piece for presuming to doubt the antiquity of the fragment; and that one enthusiastic individual cut himself off prematurely, in despair at being unable to fathom its meaning: that Mr.
Previous to this, the earliest-known use of the phrase occurred in the pamphlet, "Ye Slaves," written by George Milford and published in December, 1912.
After breakfast I will give you a little pamphlet on this matter to read.
Crawley, and pushed his head once forward and began again to read a great pamphlet with which he was busy.