litterbug

play
noun lit·ter·bug \ˈli-tər-ˌbəg\

Definition of litterbug

  1. :  one who litters a public area

1946

First Known Use of litterbug

1946


LITTERBUG Defined for English Language Learners

litterbug

play
noun lit·ter·bug \ˈli-tər-ˌbəg\

Definition of litterbug for English Language Learners

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


LITTERBUG Defined for Kids

litterbug

play
noun lit·ter·bug \ˈli-tər-ˌbəg\

Definition of litterbug for Students

  1. :  a person who carelessly scatters trash in a public area

Learn More about litterbug


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up litterbug? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to link together in a series or chain

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!