Associations to the word «Littered»


LITTER, noun. (countable) A platform mounted on two shafts, or a more elaborate construction, designed to be carried by two (or more) people to transport one (in luxury models sometimes more) third person(s) or (occasionally in the elaborate version) a cargo, such as a religious idol.
LITTER, noun. (countable) The offspring of a mammal born in one birth.
LITTER, noun. (uncountable) Material used as bedding for animals.
LITTER, noun. (uncountable) Collectively, items discarded on the ground.
LITTER, noun. (uncountable) Absorbent material used in an animal's litter tray
LITTER, noun. (uncountable) Layer of fallen leaves and similar organic matter in a forest floor.
LITTER, noun. A covering of straw for plants.
LITTER, verb. (intransitive) To drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it (as discarding in public areas rather than trash receptacles).
LITTER, verb. (transitive) To strew with scattered articles.
LITTER, verb. (transitive) To give birth to, used of animals.
LITTER, verb. (intransitive) To produce a litter of young.
LITTER, verb. (transitive) To supply (cattle etc.) with litter; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
LITTER, verb. (intransitive) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
LITTER BIN, noun. A rubbish bin.
LITTER BOX, noun. A box used to provide a soiling area for (usually) pet cats, generally filled with sand, clay chips, etc.
LITTER BOXES, noun. Plural of litter box
LITTER FROG, noun. Any of a group of frogs in the Megophryidae family, notable for their camouflage abilities.
LITTER LOUT, noun. A person who repeatedly drops litter
LITTER TRAY, noun. An open receptacle lined with a layer of absorbent material for use as a toilet by a cat or similar animal when indoors.
LITTER TRAYS, noun. Plural of litter tray

Dictionary definition

LITTER, noun. The offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal.
LITTER, noun. Rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places).
LITTER, noun. Conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers.
LITTER, noun. Material used to provide a bed for animals.
LITTER, verb. Strew; "Cigar butts littered the ground".
LITTER, verb. Make a place messy by strewing garbage around.
LITTER, verb. Give birth to a litter of animals.

Wise words

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