litter bin

litter bin
(British) trash can, garbage pail

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • litter bin — litter basket or litter bin noun A receptacle for rubbish • • • Main Entry: ↑litter * * * litter bin UK US noun [countable] [singular litter bin plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • litter bin — BrE also litter .basket BrE n a container in a public place, for things people throw away, such as papers or cans = rubbish bin, waste bin waste bin American Equivalent: trash can American Equivalent: garbage can …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • litter bin — litter bins N COUNT A litter bin is a container, usually in a street, park, or public building, into which people can put rubbish. [BRIT] Syn: rubbish bin (in AM, use trash can) …   English dictionary

  • litter bin — litter ,bin noun count BRITISH a trash can …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • litter bin — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms litter bin : singular litter bin plural litter bins British a container for litter in a public place …   English dictionary

  • litter bin — /ˈlɪtə bɪn/ (say lituh bin) noun a large container, especially one in a public place, used as a receptacle for litter. Also, litter basket /ˈlɪtə baskət/ (say lituh bahskuht) …  

  • litter bin — also litter bas.ket, BrE noun (C) a container in a public place for people to put things in that they are throwing away, such as papers or cans …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • litter basket — noun bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish • Syn: ↑litterbin, ↑litter basket • Hypernyms: ↑bin * * * litter basket or litter bin noun A receptacle for rubbish • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • litter — n. & v. n. 1 a refuse, esp. paper, discarded in an open or public place. b odds and ends lying about. c (attrib.) for disposing of litter (litter bin). 2 a state of untidiness, disorderly accumulation of papers etc. 3 the young animals brought… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bin — bin1 S2 [bın] n [: Old English; Origin: binn] 1.) BrE a container for putting waste in →↑trash can, waste paper basket ↑waste paper basket ▪ Throw it in the bin. →↑dustbin, ↑litter bin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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