Leaf in a sentence as a noun

You can hear a gas-powered leaf blower 3 blocks away.

Japanese proverb: "With the fall of one leaf we know that autumn has come to the world.

It's as transparent a fig-leaf as "We can't admit blacks, they might only speak Ebonics, yo!

Approximately 100 metric tons of dried coca leaf are imported each year.

It doesn't even qualify as a metaphorical fig leaf, it's just a lie. When the excuse is this tiny, you shouldn't even give it the time of day.

On the contrary, using a leaf blower while collecting stamps would be inadvisable.

Leaf in a sentence as a verb

This is true particularly for the underside of the leaf where the stomata are usually located.

Lotus leaf is one natural occuring example of this phenomenon.

To work in groups effectively, a roughly fixed-arity hierarchy has many advantages, and in a hierarchy someone has to be a non-leaf node.

If any potential investors even sniff the possibility, they'll run and never look back while your current investors will raise holy ****, even if the CEO+CTO were able to find some fig leaf of justification.

One time pulling the car over to the side of a busy highway and making me promise, promise, I'd never roll D&D dice and risk letting Satan into my heart - tears streaming down her face while she shook like a leaf -- because I might commit ******* when the game is over.

Both blog posts overstate the impact of the Minnesota notice to higher education institutions, which has resulted only in a fig-leaf change to Coursera's ToS directed to Minnesota residents, and has had NO effect on Coursera's operation in Minnesota.

Leaf definitions


the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

See also: leafage foliage


a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

See also: folio


hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)


look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

See also: flick flip thumb riffle riff


turn over pages; "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript"


produce leaves, of plants