HyperDic: litter

English > 7 senses of the word litter:
NOUNgrouplitterthe offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
substancelitterrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
artifactlitterconveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
artifactlitter, bedding material, beddingmaterial used to provide a bed for animals
VERBstativelitterstrew
contactlittermake a place messy by strewing garbage around
bodylittergive birth to a litter of animals
litter > pronunciation
Soundslih'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > litter: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal.
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishcamada, ventregada
Catalanventrada
Verbslittergive birth to a litter of animals
English > litter: 7 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places).
Broaderrubbish, trash, scrapworthless material that is to be disposed of
Spanishbasura, desperdicios, porquería, suciedad
Catalanbrossa, porqueria
Verbslittermake a place messy by strewing garbage around
litterstrew
English > litter: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningconveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers.
Narrowercovered couchA litter with a cover for privacy
palanquin, palankeenA closed litter carried on the shoulders of four bearers
sedan, sedan chairA closed litter for one passenger
stretcherA litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead
Broaderconveyance, transportSomething that serves as a means of transportation
Spanishandas, litera
Catalanllitera
English > litter: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningmaterial used to provide a bed for animals.
Synonymsbedding material, bedding
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishcama, lecho
Catalanjaç
English > litter: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningstrew.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Cigar butts littered the ground"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishensuciar
Nounslitterrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
litterera person who litters public places with refuse
English > litter: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a place messy by strewing garbage around.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderstrew, strawspread by scattering ("straw"is archaic)
Spanishensuciar
Nounslitterrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
English > litter: 7 senses > verb 3, body
Meaninggive birth to a litter of animals.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadergive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Spanishparir
Catalanparir
Nounslitterthe offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal

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