Definition of pamphleteer in English:


Syllabification: pam·phlet·eer
Pronunciation: /ˌpamfliˈti(ə)r


A writer of pamphlets, especially ones of a political and controversial nature.
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  • And fueling that divide were hundreds of newspaper writers and pamphleteers.
  • Cantillon is widely interpreted as being a member of the mercantilists, an unorganized, difficult to define group of writers and pamphleteers who dominated public debate before the time of David Hume and the Physiocrats.
  • By the early 1780s, complaints had begun to mount; the Committee picked up where the pamphleteers and angry newspaper correspondents left off.


[no object] (usually as noun pamphleteering) Back to top  
Write and issue political or controversial pamphlets.
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  • In other words, after three decades of debate and argument, demonstrations and denunciations, politicking and pamphleteering, nothing has changed.
  • Since his days in traffic court, Kyburz has continued pamphleteering against the establishment.
  • As more people become politically active, the greater the extent of partisan pamphleteering as opposed to more moderate discourse.

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