Awesome Adjective: Bitter

Meaning: For food, harsh-tasting (like coffee without cream or sugar); for people, angry and frustrated because of a bad experience.


He’s still pretty bitter about the divorce.

I don’t think this fruit is ripe yet – it tastes bitter.

I don’t know why you’re so bitter – you’ve had an easy life compared to most people.


Pop Quiz:

What’s the opposite of bitter?

A.  Sweet

B.  Happy

C.  Sour

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A and B. Remember, bitter can describe a taste and a person’s mood or personality. If you got it wrong, don’t be bitter!

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2 thoughts on “Awesome Adjective: Bitter

  1. Miyuki Sakurai says:

    Bitter gourd is bitter.

  2. I guess that’s why they call it that!

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