Definition of litter bin in English:

litter bin


  • A receptacle in a public place in which people can deposit small items of rubbish.

    ‘plenty of litter bins are provided’
    • ‘Following many complaints, the town's streets and litter bins are receiving more attention in the past week.’
    • ‘At least one litter bin was full to overflowing: perhaps more frequent emptying is necessary.’
    • ‘They also called for speed cameras, more litter bins and an improved library service.’
    • ‘The Association also asked that litter bins be placed at the entrance to each cul-de-sac.’
    • ‘He got out as quickly as he could, and threw the prescription into the litter bin on the way to the off-licence.’