Bitter can refer to:

  • Bitter (beer), a British term for pale ale
  • Bitter (taste), one of the five basic tastes
  • Bitter Cars, a German car company
  • Bitter (surname) (including a list of persons with the name)
  • Bitter (album), an album by Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Bitters, a herbal preparation now used mostly in cocktails
  • Bitterness, a negative emotion or attitude, similar to being jaded, cynical or otherwise negatively affected by experience
  • "Bitter", a single by New Zealand band Shihad

Famous quotes containing the word bitter:

    Persons who insist to themselves that under one set of conditions only can they lead interesting and satisfying lives lay themselves open to bitter disappointments and frustrations.
    Hortense Odlum (1892–?)

    Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)