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bitter / amargo
bitter   [ˈbɪtər]
A. -adjective
1. (in taste)   [drink, medicine]   amargo
·it tasted bitter
·sabía amargo
a. a bitter pill to swallow   un trago amargo
2. (=icy)   [weather, winter]   gélido,   glacial   [wind]   cortante,   gélido
·it'noun bitter today!
·hoy hace un frío gélido or glacial
3. (=fierce)   [enemy, hatred]   implacable   [battle]   encarnizado
·a bitter struggle
·una lucha enconada
4. (=resentful)   [person]   amargado,   resentido   [protest]   amargo
·to feel bitter about something
·estar amargo or resentido por algo
5. (=painful)   [disappointment]   amargo
·to carry on to the bitter end
·continuar hasta el final (cueste lo que cueste)
·to shed bitter tears
·llorar lágrimas amargas
B. -noun
1. (British, Great Britain)
(=beer)   cerveza (f) amarga
2. bitters   licor amargo hecho con extractos de plantas
C. -compound
·bitter aloes   -noun plural   áloes masculine plural amargos
·bitter lemon   -noun
(=drink)   refresco (m) de limónoun
·bitter orange   -noun
(=drink)   refresco (m) de naranja
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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