a person who litters public places with items of refuse: Litterbugs had thrown beer cans on the picnic grounds.

1945–50; litter + bug1

litterbugging, noun Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
litter lout or (US and Canadian) litterbug (ˈlɪtəˌbʌɡ)
slang a person who tends to drop refuse in public places
litterbug or (US and Canadian) litterbug

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Example sentences
Don't be a litterbug put your butts where they belong.
Amidst a city of eight million souls one is bound to observe a litterbug or two.
So back in the days when smoking was recommended by surgeons a consular litterbug left us a little snippet of history.
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