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  • noun
    Beer that is strongly flavored with hops and has a bitter taste. (a pint of bitter)
    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. (a dash of bitters)
    Having a sharp, pungent taste or smell; not sweet. (the raw berries have an intensely bitter flavor)
    (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)
    (often used for emphasis) painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate. (today's decision has come as a bitter blow)
    (of wind, cold, or weather) intensely cold. (a bitter wind blowing from the east)


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