What are the differences of a Banner and a pamphlet

banner | flyer |

As nouns the difference between banner and flyer

is that banner is banner while flyer is a machine that flies.

As a verb flyer is

to distribute flyers (leaflets).




(en noun)
  • A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
  • Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
  • The mayor hung a banner across Main Street to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary.
  • A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
  • By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
  • They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.
  • (journalism) The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
  • (Internet, television) A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
  • (heraldry) The principal standard of a knight.
  • A person etc. who bans something.
  • An administrative subdivision in .
  • Derived terms

    * banner roll


  • Exceptional; very good.
  • It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.1965 was a banner year for the company; it produced a million widgets for the first time.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1853 , author=New-Hampshire Missionary Society , title=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society, Volumes 50-57 , volume=53 citation , page=16 , magazine=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society , publisher=Steam power press of McFarland & Jenks , passage=The year just closed has been the banner year for New-Hampshire Home Missions. The amount raised for the cause is $505,38 more than ever was raised before in any one year. }}




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    Alternative forms

    * flier


    (en noun)
  • A machine that flies.
  • Someone who pilots or rides in an airplane.
  • A leaflet, often for advertising.
  • The part of a spinning machine that twists the thread as it takes it to, and winds it on the bobbin
  • (architecture) An arch that connects a flying buttress into the structure it supports.
  • (cheerleading) A cheerleader who is airborne for a stunt.
  • (firearms) a stray shot away from the group on a target.
  • A standard rectangular step of a staircase (as opposed to a winder).
  • A female kangaroo; a roo; a doe; a jill.
  • A leap or jump.
  • A risky investment or other venture.
  • Synonyms

    * (pilot) aviator, aviatrix

    Derived terms

    * take a flyer


    (en verb)
  • To distribute flyers (leaflets).
  • To distribute flyers in (a location) or to (recipients).
  • See also

    * advertisement * booklet * brochure * catalogue, catalog * circular * handbill * junk mail * leaflet * pamphlet