Definition of bittersweet adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bittersweet

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌbɪtəˈswiːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɪtərˈswiːt//
     
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  1. 1bringing pleasure mixed with sadness bittersweet memories
  2. 2(of tastes or smells) bitter and sweet at the same time
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