Definition of bittersweet adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bittersweet

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌbɪt̮ərˈswit//
     
     
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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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bittersweet