Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: littered
IPA transcription: [l'ɪtɚd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cluttered, littered
    Meaning: filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish; "the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris"; "his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair"
Usage examples
  • She has littered the whole estate with execrable names and offensive signs:
  • The doctor found himself standing in front of the untidy writing desk, littered like a recent battlefield.
  • The lounging-room on the ground floor is more or less of an Edison museum, for it is littered with souvenirs from great people, and with mementos of travel, all related to some event or episode.
  • The desk was littered with the galley proofs of the Minority Report upon which Sir Richmond had been working up to the moment of his hasty retreat to bed. And lying among the proofs, as though it had been taken out and looked at quite recently was the photograph of a girl.