Definition of 'bitter'
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You are hosting this to the bitter end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To hide its bitter taste they began adding their copious gin rations. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was right to move on rather than become bitter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This causes some regions to be exposed to bitter cold and others to have unusual warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AN inherited dislike of bitter food may make some people eat too much salt. The Sun (2016)It was a relief to have a diagnosis, but knowing there was no cure was a bitter blow. The Sun (2017)One can only guess how bitter They are feeling now at Twitter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A bitter custody battle ensued. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some men might have been bitter about how things turned out, but my father wasn't like that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was another bitter blow for the star. The Sun (2012)Do not boil the sauce again or it may split and taste bitter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some were forgiving while others remained extremely bitter. Christianity Today (2000)It makes me feel bitter just thinking about it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were some bitter arguments before we ended it by text message. The Sun (2016)They also knew from bitter experience the strength and ability of the enemy in the air. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)Many poisonous things are bitter and not many people like the taste. The Sun (2011)They planted them with high hopes of success but mostly they found only bitter disappointment. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)This was arguably the key moment in the bitter battle between the drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has become a bitter squabble that almost certainly points to the end of their relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The bitter cold of winter got to them. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Retailers and property landlords have been locked in a bitter dispute about rent payments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why does only one side have to swallow the bitter pill of forgive and forget? The Sun (2014)The game began with a bitter wind and driving rain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He said he only got his way after a string of bitter rows. The Sun (2015)But it was a bitter blow to lose her. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Some people behind the scenes are extremely bitter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She's slightly bitter and she does tend to judge people instantly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So the taste of bitter sprouts won't be so strong. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The majority of pop musicians are completely unknown, which makes them bitter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'bitter'
British English: bitter /ˈbɪtə/ ADJECTIVE
In a bitter argument, people argue very angrily.
It was a bitter attack on the Government.
- American English: bitter
- Arabic: مُرّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amargo
- Chinese: 激烈的
- Croatian: oštar
- Czech: hořký
- Danish: bitter
- Dutch: bitter
- European Spanish: duro
- Finnish: kitkerä
- French: amer
- German: bitter
- Greek: πικρός
- Italian: amaro non dolce
- Japanese: にがい
- Korean: 쓴
- Norwegian: bitter
- Polish: gorzki
- European Portuguese: amargo
- Romanian: înverșunat
- Russian: ожесточенный
- Spanish: amargo
- Swedish: bitter
- Thai: ขม
- Turkish: acı tat
- Ukrainian: запеклий
- Vietnamese: quyết liệt
Definition of bitter from the Collins English Dictionary
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