Definition of Littered

1. Adjective. Filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish. "His library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair"

Exact synonyms: Cluttered
Similar to: Untidy



Definition of Littered

1. Verb. (past of litter) ¹

2. Adjective. Covered in litter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Littered

1. litter [v] - See also: litter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Littered

litter frog
litter lout
litter size
litter tray
litterateur
litterateurs
litterateuse
litterateuses
litterbag
litterbags
litterbin
litterbox
litterboxes
litterbug
litterbugs
littered (current term)
litterer
litterers
litterfall
litterfalls
littering
litterings
litterless
littermate
littermates
litters
littery
little(a)
little-ease

Literary usage of Littered

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1. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"It was littered with rubble from water, but at any rate it was easier. They cleaned r boots with twigs. His heart was beating thick and '•uddenly, ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"The part of the floor devoted to them was littered with fresh-cut grass, which is brought to them daily. The lady's half of the hut was floored with packed ..."

3. A Furnace of Earth by Hallie Erminie Rives (1900)
"He took his leave of Margaret with grave courtesy and left her standing on the leaf-littered grass, with the red berries of the nightshade gleaming through ..."

4. Patriotism and Popular Education ...: The Whole Discourse Being in the Form by Henry Arthur Jones (1920)
"The merest glance shows us that the whole surface of the planet will be littered with combustible matter. Apart altogether from the war, all the world's ..."

5. Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes by Walter Shaw Sparrow (1908)
"Yorkshire was littered with dead bodies, towns were plundered and left, the Normans passing over a doomed land as the Israelites did over the cities of the ..."

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