Pronunciation: (lēf'lit),[key] —n., v.,-let•ed or let•ted, -let•ing or -let•ting.
—n. 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.
—v.t. to distribute leaflets or handbills to or among: Campaign workers leafleted shoppers at the mall.