anti-litter

adjective
an·​ti-lit·​ter | \ ˌan-tē-ˈli-tər How to pronounce anti-litter (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-littering \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈli-​tər-​iŋ , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce anti-littering (audio) \

Definition of anti-litter

: intended to prevent or discourage littering anti-litter laws anti-littering ordinances an anti-littering campaign

First Known Use of anti-litter

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-litter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-litter. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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