Definition of handbill in English:

handbill

Line breaks: hand|bill
Pronunciation: /ˈhan(d)bɪl
 
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noun

A small printed advertisement or other notice distributed by hand.
More example sentences
  • He soon found that distributing handbills was illegal, so he printed handbills with an advertisement for the sub expo on one side and a protest against the city's refusal to allow him to moor the sub where he pleased on the other.
  • The article states that permission will be required for businesses and others to use amplification, distribute pamphlets and place handbills on vehicles - although apparently election material will be exempted.
  • The poem was circulated on handbills and printed in newspapers.
Synonyms
notice, advertisement, flyer, leaflet, circular, handout, bulletin, pamphlet, brochure; North American & Australiandodger
informal ad, junk mail
British informal advert

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