verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- the best or choicest of the animals, especially puppies, in a litter.
- the best of any class, group, or available selection.
Origin of litter
Examples from the Web for littered
The comedian was right to call out Bill Cosby, but his material is littered with jokes about rape.Bill Cosby Foe Hannibal Buress Joked About Date Rape|Rich Goldstein|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The British aristocracy is littered with stories of unmitigated spendthrifts who seem bent on self-destruction.
Boxes of Swisher Sweets, the same cigars Brown is accused of stealing, littered the floor.
Here, littered in lonely fields and now bagged and loaded onto trains, is the bloody reality.
The streets are littered with rocks and glass shards of street fighting.
Even the floor was littered with toast crusts, envelopes, cigarette ends.The Garden Party|Katherine Mansfield
It was filthy and littered with rubbish, but showed no sign of having been occupied for a long time.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Her desk was always covered with a littered mess of letters, paper files, scribbled notes and pictures.The Crystal Ball|Roy J. Snell
The doors stood ajar; the floors were littered with corn-fodder, and a hen was brooding in a corner of the best room.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
Poignant were Elisaveta's impressions as she stepped upon the sharp cobblestones of the dusty, littered pavement.The Created Legend|Feodor Sologub
British Dictionary definitions for littered
- small refuse or waste materials carelessly dropped, esp in public places
- (as modifier)litter bin