litterbug

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Etymology[edit]

litter +‎ bug. Coined in 1947 by New York copywriter Paul B. Gioni for The American Ad Council[1]

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litterbug (plural litterbugs)

  1. (informal) A person who tends to drop litter and not clean it up.

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  1. ^ “Ad Council : Pollution: Keep America Beautiful - Iron Eyes Cody (1961-1983)”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 10 July 2018, archived from the original on 30 October 2008