bitter

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Adjective[change]

Positive
bitter

Comparative
more bitter

Superlative
most bitter

  1. The taste of black coffee and many medicines. This is the taste of a chemical base.
    Yuk! That tastes bitter.
  2. A little angry for a long time.
    She still feels bitter towards him because of something he did last year.
  3. When something is bitter, it is harsh and is usually referring to the cold.
    There's a bitter wind.

Noun[change]

Singular
bitter

Plural
bitters

  1. A type of beer made with hops.
    "I'd like a pint of bitter please, barman."