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Meaning of BITTER END

Pronunciation:  'bitur end

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
  2. [n]  the final extremity (however unpleasant it may be); "he was determined to fight to the bitter end"
 
 See Also: end, extremity, line

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bottom dollar, boundary, butt, butt end, catastrophe, climax, completion, conclusion, consummation, culmination, denouement, end, end result, extreme, extremity, fag end, farthest bound, final result, finale, jumping-off place, last act, limit, nib, payoff, point, pole, stub, stump, tag, tag end, tail, tail end, termination, Thule, tip, Ultima Thule
 

 

 

 

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