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.
- 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.
- (anatomy) A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
Terms derived from leaflet
- bi-leaflet valve, bileaflet valve
- leaflet drop
- leaflet propaganda
- leaflet raid
- leaflet shell
- Lillehei-Kalke bileaflet prosthesis
- patient information leaflet
- prolapsing mitral leaflet syndrome
component of a compound leaf
small piece of paper with information
- Belarusian: лісто́ўка f (listóŭka), ўлётка f (ŭljótka)
- Bulgarian: листо́вка (bg) f (listóvka)
- Mandarin: 傳單 (zh), 传单 (zh) (chuándān)
- Czech: leták m
- Dutch: folder (nl) m
- Finnish: esite, lentolehtinen
- French: tract (fr), prospectus (fr), dépliant (fr) m
- German: Faltblatt (de) n, Broschüre (de) f, Faltprospekt n, Flugblatt (de) n
- Hungarian: szórólap
- Irish: bileoigín m, (please verify)duilleachán m, bileog (ga) f
- Italian: dépliant m, volantino (it) m
- Japanese: 散らし (ちらし, chirashi), チラシ (chirashi), リーフレット (rīfuretto)
flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel
leaflet (third-person singular simple present leaflets, present participle leafleting or leafletting, simple past and past participle leafleted or leafletted)
- (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.
- The inflected forms leafletted and leafletting are sometimes seen, but the spellings leafleted and leafleting are preferred.