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n. Informal
One who litters public areas with trash.
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(ˈlɪt ərˌbʌg)

a person who litters public places with trash.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.litterbug - a person who litters public places with refuse
slob, sloven, slovenly person, pig - a coarse obnoxious person
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