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bitter
British English: /ˈbɪtə/
American English: /ˈbɪdər/

Translation of bitter in French:

noun

  • (British English) (beer)
    (au fort pourcentage de houblon, légèrement amère)

also: bitters plural noun

adjective

  • 2 (resentful)
    (person, tone, memory, comment)
    she felt bitter about the way they had treated her/about his accusation
    la façon dont ils l'avaient traitée/son accusation la remplissait d'amertume
  • 5 (hard to accept)
    (disappointment, truth)
    (legacy) [literary]
    (harvest) [literary]
    (blow)
    the result was a bitter blow to the party
    le résultat a porté un coup dur au parti
    I know from bitter experience that …
    ma triste expérience m'a appris que …

Idioms

it's a bitter pill to swallow

to fight/carry on to the bitter end

lutter/aller jusqu'au bout

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