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Noun
Rubbish such as paper, cans, and bottles left lying in an open or public place
“From April 1, anyone over the age of 10 caught dropping litter could face a fine under the 1990 Environment Protection Act.”
Noun
A number of young animals born to an animal at one time
“Females produce one litter a year, numbering from one to six kits and averaging four or five; they live for 10 to 13 years in the wild.”
Noun
An untidy collection of things lying about
“We rose the next morning to a litter of downed branches and crooked trunks.”
Noun
Straw or other plant matter used as bedding for animals
“In either case, the amount of manure or used litter accumulated over a year's time is quite surprising.”
Noun
A structure used to transport people, containing a bed or seat enclosed by curtains and carried on men's shoulders or by animals
“The Colonel winced as the porters jolted the litter.”
Verb
Make a mess
“Three days after the earthquake and devastating tsunami, bodies still litter the streets.”
Adjective
Comparative for filled with much light
Adjective
Comparative for being under the influence of alcohol
Adjective
Comparative for being on fire
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