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Adjective
/ˈbitər/,
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bitterer, comparative; bitterest, superlative;
  1. Having a sharp, pungent taste or smell; not sweet
    • - the raw berries have an intensely bitter flavor
  2. (of chocolate) Dark and unsweetened

  3. (of people or their feelings or behavior) Angry, hurt, or resentful because of one's bad experiences or a sense of unjust treatment
    • - I don't feel jealous or bitter
  4. (of a conflict, argument, or opponent) Full of anger and acrimony
    • - a bitter, five-year legal battle
  5. (often used for emphasis) Painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
    • - today's decision has come as a bitter blow
  6. (of wind, cold, or weather) Intensely cold
    • - a bitter wind blowing from the east
Noun
  1. Beer that is strongly flavored with hops and has a bitter taste

  2. Liquor that is flavored with the sharp pungent taste of plant extracts and is used as an additive in cocktails or as a medicinal substance to promote appetite or digestion


  1. piercingly: extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"
  2. make bitter
  3. English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  4. acrimonious: marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"
  5. the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
  6. very difficult to accept or bear; "the bitter truth"; "a bitter sorrow"
  7. Bitter is the third solo album by Me'shell Ndegeocello. It was released August 24, 1999 on Maverick Records. The album peaked at #105 on the Billboard Top 200 list in 1999. ...
  8. Bitter is an English term for pale ale. A boy's bitter has less than 3% alcohol by volume, while a strong bitter has at least 7%. Bitters may be a dark amber, or as light in appearance as a golden ale.
  9. Bitter is a premium sports-luxury automobile marque originally produced in Germany and later Austria. ...
  10. Taste (or, more formally, gustation; adjectival form: "gustatory") is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food, certain minerals, and poisons. ...
  11. Bittering is the name of two former parishes in the county of Norfolk, England, now in the civil parish of Beeston with Bittering, west of East Dereham and south of Fakenham.
  12. (Bitterness (emotion)) Resentment can be triggered by an emotionally disturbing experience felt again or relived in the mind. When the person feeling resentment is directing the emotion at themself it appears as remorse.
  13. A liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic; A type of beer heavily flavored with hops; A turn of a cable about the bitts; Having an acrid taste (usually from a basic substance); Harsh, piercing or stinging; Hateful or hostile; Cynical and resentful
  14. (Bitterness) In beer, the bitterness is caused by the tannins and iso-humulones of hops. Bitterness of hops is perceived in the taste. The amount of bitterness in a beer is one of the defining characteristics of a beer style.
  15. (Bitterness) A primary taste characterised by the solution of caffeine, quinine and certain alkaloids.  This taste is considered desirable up to a certain level and is affected by the degree of roast brewing procedures.
  16. Bitterness is one of the four basic tastes and can be detected at the back of the tongue or top of the throat. Not usually a complimentary term, bitterness in wine may be a characteristic of the grape variety, such as Gewürztraminer or Muscat, extremely dry growing conditions, or poor wine making.
  17. (Bitterness) Caused by the addition of hops to the brew. Expressed as a measurement in IBU
  18. (Bitterness) No grace. Stuck in the past. Seeing a person according to their offense and not as God sees them in grace.
  19. (Bitterness) Possessing an acrid or disagreeable taste. Significant differences exist across the human population in the ability to detect specific bitter compounds.
  20. (Bitterness) The acid and tannin taste resulting from over-pressing grape-skins, pips or stalks.
  21. (Bitterness) The taste component created by adding hops.
  22. (Bitterness) Think of chewing aspirin and the taste at the back of your throat
  23. (Bitterness) it is detected on the back of the tongue and is usually unpleasant. Bitterness can be imparted by colouring substances. Polyphenols that are extracted from dirty contaminated wooden barrels that contain oxidized wine may add to the bitterness. ...
  24. (bitterness) Typically refers to the bitter taste in your mouth, often caused by tannin. In certain amounts this can be fine if the wine is balanced well. Too much bitterness (particularly on the finish) is no good.
  25. (Bitters) An aromatic combination of herbs, fruits, roots, barks, seeds, and flowers steeped in an alcohol base and then aged. Non-Alcoholic.