verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby litter
Idioms for litter
- the best or choicest of the animals, especially puppies, in a litter.
- the best of any class, group, or available selection.
Origin of litter
OTHER WORDS FROM litter
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Examples from the Web for littering
Littering the living room floor were old sports pages and letters and newspaper clippings.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No littering,” “no smoking,” “no cooking,” “no camping,” “no dogs,” “no glass containers,” “no alcohol,” “no bonfires.
While they were found guilty for only littering, witness testimony included examples of healthy animals being euthanized.PETA Gone Wild: Flour Bombing Kim Kardashian, Accusing HBO of “Murder”|Tricia Romano|April 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The always-adaptive Taliban forced Americans to rely more on helicopters by littering Afghan roads with IEDs.
I will take, for instance, the people sent off to gather leaves for littering the cattle sheds.Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore|Robert H. Elliot
He had a grand time, revelling with pen and pad and littering the floor with inked sheets unnumbered and still wet.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
The shallow would intrude into these austere places like picnickers in a sanctuary, littering it with their luncheon refuse.Immortal Youth|Lucien Price
Helene's garments, thrown on the back of an arm-chair before she slipped into bed, had now fallen, and were littering the carpet.A Love Episode|Emile Zola
Amid her littering entrails she settles swiftly, the stern high upreared, the bows deepening in a wash of wreckage.Merchantmen-at-Arms|David W. Bone
British Dictionary definitions for littering
- small refuse or waste materials carelessly dropped, esp in public places
- (as modifier)litter bin