Definition of litterbug in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtəbʌɡ/
(British also litter lout)


A person who carelessly drops litter in a public place.
Example sentences
  • Of course, we can't just dump the blame for the fact we live in filth on tightwad councillors; some responsibility has to be shouldered by the litterbugs who think nothing of dropping their junk where they stand.
  • Apart from the obvious pollution to rivers with solid litter discarded by unconscious litterbugs, urban rivers are also affected by the way home owners regulate drainage on their properties.
  • ‘If there was proper investment in litter wardens to catch and punish the significant minority of litterbugs who throw their gum on the ground, perhaps there would be a saving in the long run,’ he said.

Words that rhyme with litterbug


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