• Littering Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Litter

• Litter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To give birth to; to bear; -- said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.
  2. (v. i.) To produce a litter.
  3. (v. t.) To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
  4. (n.) Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating slovenliness; scattered rubbish.
  5. (n.) Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.
  6. (v. t.) To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
  7. (v. i.) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make ones bed in litter.
  8. (n.) The young brought forth at one time, by a sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.
  9. (n.) Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.
  10. (n.) A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.