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British English: /ˈlɪtə/
American English: /ˈlɪdər/

Translation of litter in French:


  • 1 (rubbish)
    (more substantial)
    to drop litter
    jeter des détritus
    the streets are full of litter
    les rues sont pleines de détritus or d'ordures
    (on sign) See examples: ‘no litter, penalty £500’
    ‘défense de déposer des ordures sous peine d'une amende de 500 livres sterling’
  • 2 (random collection) you can hardly see the floor for the litter of books
    on aperçoit à peine le plancher à cause du fouillis de livres

transitive verb

  • (leaves, books) (ground, floor)
    to litter clothes around a room
    laisser traîner ses vêtements partout dans une pièce
    to litter a house with something
    semer quelque chose dans toute la maison
    (clothes, magazines)
    to litter the floor/ground with something
    recouvrir le plancher/sol de quelque chose
    to litter a surface with something
    couvrir une surface de quelque chose
    to be littered with papers/corpses
    (ground, field)
    être jonché de papiers/cadavres
    to be littered with allusions/references
    être parsemé d'allusions/de références
    history is littered with crooks
    l'histoire est pleine d'escrocs

intransitive verb

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