Translation of bittersweet in Spanish:

bittersweet

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪtərswiːt; ˈbɪtəswiːt/

adj

  • 1.1 (in taste) agridulce; [chocolate] (American English/inglés norteamericano) amargo
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    • This slightly bitter-sweet drink is good for moisturizing your throat to relieve tickles and coughing, it also alleviates constipation.
    • We purchased some things there (including some of those bitter-sweet cola worms that sell all over the place in NZ) and headed back towards Brooklyn on the subway.
    • The berries add flavour to many foods and drinks besides gin - their bitter-sweet taste goes particularly well with stronger meats and game.
    1.2 [memories/feeling/ballad] agridulce
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    • The businessman said: ‘This is a bitter-sweet victory for us as I gain no pleasure from what I see as a complete waste of council-tax payers' money.’
    • Despite the bitter-sweet memories, the win remains the greatest moment in the central European country's sporting history and is still, 50 years on, a source of intense pride for Hungarians of all ages.
    • They even visit Canterbury on their way, but the tales they tell (mostly to us, not each other) are the bitter-sweet flashbacks of memory, not episodes of instructive fiction.

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