Translation of "bitter" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /ˈbɪt·ər/ us /ˈbɪt̬·ər/

B1 having a strong, unpleasant taste


angry and upset

risentito, amaro
She is still very bitter about the way she was treated. È sempre molto risentita per come è stata trattata.

very cold

(freddo) pungente

making you feel very unhappy or angry

Failing the test was a bitter disappointment for me.
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈbɪt·ər/ us /ˈbɪt̬·ər/ UK

a type of beer with a bitter taste

birra amara

(Translation of “bitter” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)