litter

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lit‧ter

Noun[change]

Singular
litter

Plural
litters

  1. (uncountable) Litter is rubbish that is left alone on the floor.
    When you are in Singapore, you hardly see litter on the floor.

Verb[change]

Plain form
litter

Third-person singular
litters

Past tense
littered

Past participle
littered

Present participle
littering

  1. (intransitive) To litter is the act of throwing litter on the floor.
    Littering is an offence under the Public Health Act.