Part of speech: noun

A small advertising sheet.

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Usage examples "handbill":

  1. Anyhow, it seems, as though that handbill is a genuine piece of downright foolishness. - "The Ghost Ship", Richard Middleton.
  2. Yesterday, at the Council of War, however, he was compelled to acknowledge his error when I handed him a scarlet handbill calling upon the British to make a concerted attack upon us at ten o'clock. - "The Invasion", William Le Queux.
  3. Mind, I'm not accusing anyone, he went on; but this person disappeared from your house, Mr. Basket, and in your place I'd put myself right with the public by getting out a handbill at once. - "The Mayor of Troy", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.