Definitions of litter

  1. To bring forth, as a litter of young.
  2. To scatter straw, etc. for bedding; disorder; confuse.
  3. To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.
  4. To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.
  5. To give birth to; to bear; - said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.
  6. To cover or supply with litter: to scatter carelessly about: to give birth to ( said of small animals).
  7. To scatter carelessly about; bring forth, as pigs, & c.
  8. To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.
  9. To produce a litter.
  10. To produce a litter or brood.
  11. give birth to a litter of animals
  12. make a place messy by strewing garbage around
  13. To bring forth, as small quadrupeds; to cover or supply with straw or litter.
  14. conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
  15. the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  16. rubbish carelessly dropped or left about ( especially in public places)
  17. A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.
  18. Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.
  19. Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating slovenliness; scattered rubbish.
  20. Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.
  21. The young brought forth at one time, by a sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.
  22. Straw, hay, etc., used for horses bedding; a framework with ed, for carrying a person who is lying down; te of confusion or untidiness; number of ing produced at one birth, as pigs, etc.; to supply with straw, etc., for bedding; er with straw; scatter about carelessly; to bring forth young.
  23. A heap of straw, etc., for animals to lie upon: materials for a bed: any scattered collection of objects, esp. of little value: a vehicle containing a bed for carrying about: a brood of small quadrupeds.
  24. A confused collection of articles; heap of straw, & c.; things scattered about, vehicle with a bed in it, hand- barrow for carrying the sick, & c., brood of certain quadrupeds.
  25. A number of young animals at a birth.
  26. Straw, hay, etc., as bedding for animals.
  27. A state of disorder.
  28. A stretcher.
  29. A vehicle formed with shafts, supporting a bed between them, in which a person may be borne; straw, hay, or other soft substance, used as a bed for horses, & c.; a brood of young animals, as pigs, kittens, & c., produced at a birth; waste matters, shreds, fragments, and the like, scattered on a floor or other clean place; confusion.
  30. Straw, hay, and suchlike, used as a bed for horses, & c.; a framework supporting a sort of bed which may be borne by men or a horse; a brood of young pigs, kittens, & c.; things strewed about in confusion; a condition of disorder or confusion.