Translation of "bitter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈbɪt.ər/ us /ˈbɪt̬.ɚ/

bitter adjective (ANGRY)

B2 Someone who is bitter is angry and unhappy because they cannot forget bad things that happened in the past.

I feel very bitter about my childhood and all that I went through. 我对童年和曾被剥夺的一切感到怨恨。
She'd suffered terribly over the years but it hadn't made her bitter. 多年来她受尽了苦,可她并不怨恨。

B2 A bitter experience causes deep pain or anger.

Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me. 期末考试不及格令我非常痛苦。
She learned through bitter experience that he was not to be trusted. 她从痛苦的经历中意识到他不可信。

B2 expressing a lot of hate and anger

a bitter fight/argument 激烈的战斗/争吵
bitter recriminations 激烈的反诉
He gave me a bitter look. 他狠狠地瞪了我一眼。

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bitter adjective (TASTE)

B1 with an unpleasantly sharp taste

a bitter flavour/taste/liquid 苦味/苦味液体

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bitter adjective (COLD)

B2 Bitter weather is extremely cold, especially in a way that causes physical pain.

a bitter wind 刺骨的寒风
Wrap up warmly - it's bitter outside. 穿暖和些——外面特别冷。

bitternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɪt.ər/ us /ˈbɪt̬.ɚ/

UK a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

a pint of bitter 一品脱苦啤酒

a strong, bitter alcoholic drink made from spices and plant products that is mixed with other alcoholic drinks


(Translation of “bitter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)