Definitions For Bitter

noun

  • The property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
  • The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
  • English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)

verb

  • Make bitter
  • A bitter alcoholic liquid that is used especially in mixed drinks
  • A type of beer that has a slightly bitter flavor

adjective

  • Marked by strong resentment or cynicism
  • Proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity
  • Expressive of severe grief or regret
  • Causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold
  • Harsh or corrosive in tone
  • Causing a sharp and acrid taste experience
  • Very difficult to accept or bear

adverb

  • Extremely and sharply

Is Bitter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Bitter is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bitter in a Sentence

  • Cocoa beans have a bitter flavor.
  • The medicine had a bitter aftertaste.
  • We were struck by the bitter irony of the situation.
  • The cocktail recipe called for a dash of bitters.
  • A good selection of bitters

Synonyms for Bitter

Antonyms for Bitter

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