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bitter 1

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


  • 1 1.1 (in taste)
    Example sentences
    • They all exhibit sour, salty, sweet, and bitter tastes or can be any combination of the four.
    • I sniffed at the mix of soap and sharp bitter smells.
    • Chamomile flower (Matricaria spp.) has a pleasantly bitter and sweet taste.
    1.2 (very cold)
    muy frío
    it's bitter (as adverb) , it's bitter cold
    hace un frío glacial
    Example sentences
    • If we can afford it, we escape the cold and bitter winds of northern Alberta to the soul-restoring warmth and relaxation of the tropics.
    • The capital is again bearing the brunt of the bitter weather with freezing winds, rain and hail showers.
    • Cold nights, bitter rain, the fear of predators, nothing would make me take that final step inside.
  • 2 2.1 (painful, hard)
    he shed bitter tears
    lloró lágrimas amargas
    they fought on to the bitter end
    lucharon valientemente hasta el final
    I had to stay till the bitter end
    tuve que aguantarme allí hasta el final
    Example sentences
    • While defeat to the bottom team is a bitter blow, and a cruel disappointment at the end of a four game winning sequence, it is not a cue for despair.
    • It was a bitter blow, because we're ranked second in Europe and I'm sure we would have done well.
    • The news will have come as a bitter blow to council chiefs who were hoping to improve upon their ‘weak’ assessment after the first preliminary report emerged this summer.
    he's a bitter man
    es un (hombre) resentido or amargado
    I felt bitter that no one had offered me help
    me amargó que nadie se hubiera ofrecido a ayudarme
    Example sentences
    • Mix in a third person and there are going to be hurt feelings and bitter resentment over not getting the pork fried rice.
    • And there is anger as well as joy, bitter resentment as well as compassion, above all a sense of nagging grief.
    • It would be easy to have negative feelings at this moment in time but I think you only hurt yourself and become bitter and resentful.
    2.3 (implacable)
    a muerte
    Example sentences
    • Those veterans had served in several conflicts including the bitter in-fighting of Algeria and the desert war in the Sahara.
    • Unsurprisingly, her first full international against bitter rivals England in 1973 is one she will always remember.
    • The predicted bitter disputes - legal, constitutional and inter-party - have not materialised.
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  • 1 uncountable (beer) (British English)
    (tipo de cerveza ligeramente amarga que se produce en el Reino Unido)
    Example sentences
    • Lager and bitter are different types of beer, commercially more different than red and white wine, but perhaps not as different as whisky and gin.
    • Beers include Fullers' London Pride and the local Warwickshire beer, Castle bitter.
    • Once they have been paid, they will head straight for the nearest public house and a pint of best bitter.
  • 2
    also: bitters plural
    (licor amargo del tipo de la angostura)
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