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Synonyms for litter
ˈlɪt ərlit·ter

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. litternoun

    stretcher, trash, junk, garbage, sedan chair, palanquin, waste, cacolet, rubbish

  2. litternoun

    To drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it (as discarding in public areas rather than trash receptacles).

    stretcher, waste, garbage, palanquin, sedan chair, trash, junk, rubbish, cacolet

  3. litternoun

    The offspring of a mammal born in one birth.

    sedan chair, stretcher, cacolet, rubbish, waste, junk, trash, palanquin, garbage

  4. litternoun

    Material used as bedding for animals.

    trash, sedan chair, palanquin, rubbish, waste, junk, stretcher, cacolet, garbage

  5. litternoun

    Collectively, items discarded on the ground.

    junk, waste, sedan chair, palanquin, rubbish, garbage, cacolet, stretcher, trash

  6. litternoun

    Absorbent material used in an animal's litter tray

    waste, stretcher, garbage, palanquin, trash, rubbish, sedan chair, cacolet, junk

  7. litternoun

    Layer of fallen leaves and similar organic matter in a forest floor.

    waste, rubbish, garbage, trash, stretcher, palanquin, cacolet, sedan chair, junk

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. litter

    Group is the general word for any gathering of a small number of objects, whether of persons, animals, or inanimate things. The individuals in a brood or litter are related to each other; those in the other groups may not be. Brood is used chiefly of fowls and birds, litter of certain quadrupeds which bring forth many young at a birth; we speak of a brood of chickens, a litter of puppies; brood is sometimes applied to a family of young children. Bevy is used of birds, and figuratively of any bright and lively group of women or children, but rarely of men. Flock is applied to birds and to some of the smaller animals; herd is confined to the larger animals; we speak of a bevy of quail, a covey of partridges, a flock of blackbirds, or a flock of sheep, a herd of cattle, horses, buffaloes, or elephants, a pack of wolves, a pack of hounds, a swarm of bees. A collection of animals driven or gathered for driving is called a drove.

    bevy, brood, covey, drove, flock, group, hatch, herd, lot, pack, set, swarm

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. litter

    scatter, mislay, discompose, disorder, derange

    clear, clean, order, lay, methodize, arrange

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. litternoun

    the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal

    bedding material, bedding

  2. litternoun

    rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

    bedding material, bedding

  3. litternoun

    conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers

    bedding material, bedding

  4. bedding material, bedding, litterverb

    material used to provide a bed for animals

    bed clothing, bedding material, bedding, bedclothes

  5. litterverb


    "Cigar butts littered the ground"

  6. litterverb

    make a place messy by strewing garbage around

  7. litterverb

    give birth to a litter of animals

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. litternoun

    vehicle with a bed (borne by hand)

  2. litternoun

    bedding of straw, hay, &c

  3. litternoun

    things negligently scattered

  4. litternoun


  5. litterverb

    cover with straw, hay, &c., for bedding

  6. litterverb

    cover with things negligently scattered

  7. litterverb

    give birth to (said of quadrupeds), bring forth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. litternoun

    stretcher, mulch, disorder, untidiness, farrow

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  1. Brad Mays:

    One foot on Mount Olympus, the other in the kitty litter.

  2. John Griffin:

    Someone sees one groundhog and they think that within two years, there will be a thousand, only half the groundhogs from any litter survive, and they disperse. They find other territories and they're on the move and they're a prey animal so it's rough out there for them. A lot of times, we get calls not because there's an actual conflict but because when someone sees a groundhog, they're like 'Oh, I've got a problem.'.

  3. Musa Bukar:

    Dead bodies litter the bushes in the area and it is still no?t safe to go and pick them (up) for burial, some people who hid in their homes were burned alive.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm.

  5. Sandy Shelby:

    There was no air conditioning. There was no water in any of the water buckets. The litter boxes had zero litter. It was just feces that was in them. Police and animal control officials initially received a call from neighbors complaining about the smell coming from the home. When they first arrived, authorities told FOX4 they found a van in the driveway filled with dogs. When officials arrived they said they found a van filled with dogs. ( FOX4 News) The van was not running. The windows were rolled up and just cracked a tiny little bit, there were 14 crates full of animals inside. Sandy Shelby said authorities are investigating whether the homeowner got the animals from various shelters with the intention of rescuing them. I think that people start out with good intentions, I really do.

Translations for litter

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  • بعثر, نقالةArabic
  • toradBreton
  • mrť, nosítkaCzech
  • kuldDanish
  • Abfall wegwerfen, Streu, Sänfte, Abfall, Trage, Bahre, Wurf, ferkelnGerman
  • parir, cama, detritus, letiera, litera, colchón de hojas, camadaSpanish
  • varisEstonian
  • kantotuoli, karike, poikue, poikia, roskata, pesue, roska, kuivikeFinnish
  • portée, litière, détritusFrench
  • מטהHebrew
  • alom, kölykezikHungarian
  • samburi, got, rusl, drasl, ungiIcelandic
  • palanchino, lettiera, immondizia, portantina, spazzatura, rifiuti, lettigaItalian
  • ごみを すてる, [[一]][[腹]]の[[子]], ごみJapanese
  • lecticaLatin
  • vada, šiukšlės, pabirosLithuanian
  • vaislaLatvian
  • parahanga, kauamo, whataamoMāori
  • seperinduk, perindukMalay
  • kullNorwegian
  • strooisel, sluikstorten, draagbaar, vuil, worp, zwerfvuil, draagbed, afval, draagstoel, zwerfafval, werpen, vuilnisDutch
  • kullNorwegian Nynorsk
  • miot, ściółka, śmieci, lektyka, żwirekPolish
  • lixo, ninhada, macaPortuguese
  • lectică, făta, litieră, puiRomanian
  • паланкин, подстилка, насорить, сорить, помёт, выводок, носилки, сор, приплод, мусор, мусоритьRussian
  • nosiljka, legloSerbo-Croatian
  • nosilnica, legloSlovene
  • strö, skräp, bår, skräpa ner, avfall, bärstol, sopor, kullSwedish

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    • A. Plentiful
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