Translation of "litter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈlɪt.ər/ us /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ/

litter noun (RUBBISH)

B2 [ U ] small pieces of rubbish that have been left lying on the ground in public places

About two percent of fast-food packaging ends up as litter. 約有2%的速食包裝會被人當作垃圾隨手扔掉。

litter noun (BABY ANIMALS)

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] a group of animals that are born at the same time and have the same mother

a litter of kittens 一窩小貓

litter noun (BED)

[ U ] dried grass or plant stems used by animals as a bed


litter noun (ANIMAL TOILET)

[ U ] a substance that is put in a container to be used as a toilet by pets

cat/pet litter 貓沙


uk /ˈlɪt.ər/ us /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ/

[ T ] to spread across an area or place untidily

The park was littered with bottles and cans after the concert. 音樂會結束後,公園裡到處都是被人丟棄的瓶瓶罐罐。
Dirty clothes littered the floor of her bedroom. 她的睡房地板上到處都是髒衣服。
be littered with sth

A place, document, or other object that is littered with something has or contains a lot of that thing.

The newspaper has a reputation for being littered with spelling mistakes. 該報錯字連篇,盡人皆知。

[ I ] to drop rubbish on the ground in a public place

People who litter often have no pride in the area. 經常隨地亂扔垃圾的人沒有地區榮譽感。

(Translation of “litter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)