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noun 
  1. (usually in the plural bitters) A liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic.
  2. A type of beer heavily flavored with hops.
adjective (bitterer, bitterest, more)
  1. Having an acrid taste (usually from a base, basic substance)
The coffee was bitter.
  1. harsh, Harsh, piercing or stinging
A bitter wind blew from the north.
1999: It was at the end of February, ... when the world was cold, and a bitter wind howled down the moors.... — Neil Gaiman, Stardust, pg. 31 (Perennial paperback edition)
  1. hateful, Hateful or hostile
They're bitter enemies.
  1. cynical, Cynical and resentful
I've been bitter ever since that defeat.
Etymology: Old English, bitter


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