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English definition of “bitter”

bitter

noun [U]     /ˈbɪt.ər/ US  /ˈbɪt̬.ɚ/
UK a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste: a pint of bitter → Compare mild nounBeer and cider bitters a strong, bitter alcoholic drink made from spices and plant products that is mixed with other alcoholic drinksSpirits and distilling
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