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1 litter /ˈlɪtɚ/ noun
plural litters
1 litter
/ˈlɪtɚ/
noun
plural litters
Learner's definition of LITTER
[noncount] : things that have been thrown away and that are lying on the ground in a public place
[singular] : a messy pile or group of things
[noncount]
: dry material that is spread in a container and used as a toilet by animals (especially cats) while they are indoors
: soft and dry material (such as straw) that is spread on the ground for some animals (such as horses) to sleep on
[count] : a group of young animals that are born at a single time
often used figuratively in the phrase the pick of the litter
[count] : a covered bed that has long poles on the bottom and that was used in the past for carrying a very important person
2 litter /ˈlɪtɚ/ verb
litters; littered; littering
2 litter
/ˈlɪtɚ/
verb
litters; littered; littering
Learner's definition of LITTER
[+ object] : to cover (a surface) with many things in an untidy way
often used figuratively
[no object] : to throw or leave trash on the ground in a public place

— litterer

/ˈlɪtɚrɚ/ noun, plural litterers [count]
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