Definitions For Bitter


  • 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)


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


  • 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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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