Definition Bitter

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Definition

bitter: having a sharp, unpleasant, non-sweet taste; resentful, disappointed
adjective
The grapefruit is not too bitter.
I have bitter feelings toward my ex-girlfriend.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm not bitter about losing the game, honest.
US: This is a very bitter apple. Can I have some sugar?

Examples

  • "Bruno and Horatio's Miracle Juices, a fledgling juice and smoothie bar, caused a stir last month when their "miraculous" juices allegedly cured a man of his loneliness, reunited a lost parrot with his lover, and helped settle a bitter dispute between a chicken and an egg."
  • "Harold : I know that this coffee is still too bitter."

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