litterbug


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lit·ter·bug

 (lĭt′ər-bŭg′)
n. Informal
One who litters public areas with trash.

lit•ter•bug

(ˈlɪt ərˌbʌg)

n.
a person who litters public places with trash.
[1945–50]
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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This mass murder cannot go unpunished and we live in a grotesquely indecent world if, say, a speeding motorist or litterbug can be fined yet killers slaughtering hundreds of innocents are allowed to escape justice.
But we can go beyond just tossing our waste into the right bin: We can join together to defend public policy that puts the burden on the real litterbug, corporations like the soda giants and beer behemoths that for too long have shirked their responsibility.
I don't know what goes through the mind of the litterbug, save for his or her flagrant disregard for shared spaces.
Instead of blaming everyone save the litterbug how about this - firstly, ensure there are adequate public dustbins and that they are emptied regularly.
The whimsical adventures of Michael Recycle continue in Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug, a rhyming children's picturebook contrasting pro-Earth green-caped crusader Michael Recycle against his nemesis, the slovenly Litterbug Doug who leaves stinky garbage wherever he goes.
For the litterbug, it would mean a booming 'Voice of God' embarrassing them into picking up their rubbish, while the violent thug would be told police are on their way to arrest them.
Offenders can be hit with on-the-spot littering fines, and Kirklees council's new zealous litterbug officials might usefully shift their attention from tab-throwing smokers to gum louts.
A LITTERBUG thug chewed off a schoolboy's ear after he rebuked him for throwing a milk carton from his car.
A LITTERBUG who was filmed emptying bags of paper on to the streets of Rugby has been hauled before the courts.
The message was sent by Tamworth Borough Council after an incident in which a litterbug was nabbed throwing a cigarette butt from a car.
Wardens decided to wait overnight to catch the litterbug but were gobsmacked when they found a local dog was dragging the rubbish from a nearby housing estate