Translation of "litter" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈlɪt·ər/ us /ˈlɪt̬·ər/

pieces of paper and other waste that are left in public places

Please pick up any litter you see in the park.
Please use the litter bin (= a container that is used for rubbish) provided.
verb uk /ˈlɪt·ər/ us /ˈlɪt̬·ər/

If things litter an area, they cover parts of it in an untidy way.

Clothes littered the floor.

(Translation of “litter” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)