Etymology
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litterbug (n.)

1947, from litter + bug (n.). According to Mario Pei ("The Story of Language," Lippincott, 1949) "coined by the New York subways on the analogy of 'jitterbug' ...."

updated on November 07, 2012

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Definitions of litterbug from WordNet

litterbug (n.)
a person who litters public places with refuse;
Synonyms: litterer / litter lout
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