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Definition of "polluter" [pol•lut•er]

  • A subject that pollutes, be it a person, company, country, factory or another subject. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "polluter" in a sentence
  • "Lyndsey Layton, of The Washington Post: The Defense Department, the nation's biggest polluter, is resisting orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up Fort Meade and two other military bases where the EPA says dumped chemicals pose 'imminent and substantial' dangers to public health and the environment."
  • "I was reading a bit over at the Financial Times about a global warming conference Bush summoned with all of the other big polluters (side note: in German the word for polluter is umweltverschmutzer, which amounts literally to something like earth dirty maker)."
  • "What "balance" means to a polluter is that each time they ask, they take half."