lit·​ter·​er ˈli-tər-ər How to pronounce litterer (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Especially when the garbage can is right in front of the litterer. Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 10 June 2010 Even when Susan points out his miss, the well-coiffed litterer ignores her. Shannon Carlin,, 7 Sep. 2020 The island has seen a significant uptick in tourism and litterers after Gov. Greg Abbott loosened the state's coronavirus restrictions and allowed Texas beaches to reopen on May 1. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, 8 June 2020 The number of reports of highway litterers has increased significantly this year, the Arizona Department of Transportation announced Thursday. Ayano Nagaishi, azcentral, 24 Oct. 2019 Litterbugs persist in Chicago and their effects range from encouraging other would-be litterers to harming our water and wildlife. Morgan Greene,, 29 May 2018 Most people have to observe a litterer in the act to confront them. Julia Terruso,, 27 Feb. 2018 The largest priority is, of course, security: mobile police stations in 30 tourist hot spots, deploying 6,000 more soldiers around the city as well as 800 agents to keep watch for pickpockets and litterers. Kaitlin Menza, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Oct. 2017 In an effort to stop vandals, litterers and drug users, Palm Beach County is planning to increase law enforcement patrols at its parks. Skyler Swisher,, 12 July 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of litterer was in 1928

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“Litterer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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