Pronunciation: (lēf'lit), [key]
—n., v., -let•ed or let•ted, -let•ing or -let•ting.
1. a small flat or folded sheet of printed matter, as an advertisement or notice, usually intended for free distribution.
2. one of the separate blades or divisions of a compound leaf.
3. a small leaflike part or structure.
4. a small or young leaf.
to distribute leaflets or handbills to or among: Campaign workers leafleted shoppers at the mall.
to distribute leaflets.
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