litterbug

noun lit·ter·bug \ ˈli-tər-ˌbəg \

Definition of litterbug

: one who litters a public area

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First Known Use of litterbug

1946


LITTERBUG Defined for English Language Learners

litterbug

Definition of litterbug for English Language Learners

  • : a person who throws or leaves trash in a public place


LITTERBUG Defined for Kids

litterbug

noun lit·ter·bug \ ˈli-tər-ˌbəg \

Definition of litterbug for Students

: a person who carelessly scatters trash in a public area

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