Having a sharp, pungent taste or smell; not sweet. (of people or their feelings or behavior) angry, hurt, or resentful because of one's bad experiences or a sense of unjust treatment. (often used for emphasis) painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate. (of wind, cold, or weather) intensely cold. Beer that is strongly flavored with hops and has a bitter taste. Liquor that is flavored with the sharp pungent taste of plant extracts and is used as an additive in cocktails or as a medicinal substance to promote appetite or digestion.