bête noire translation | French-English dictionary

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bête noire

  

      nf   pet hate
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
bête noire n.
pet peeve
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
nf.
someone's pet peeve ; someone's peeve ; bête noire
personne ou chose que quelqu'un déteste, ne supporte pas et sur laquelle il s'acharne souvent
nf.
beast
adj.
stupid
n.
animal
n.
predator
n.
villain
n.
sex machine
n.
hunted animal
nf.
wild animal
n.
circus freak
n.
great performer
n.
horned animal
n.
beast of burden
n.
draught animal
n.
villain
n.
monster of a machine
exp.
like a dog
adv.
as easy as pie
n.
whiz-kid ; brilliant student
[Fam.]
adv.
it's quite simple
exp.
He's so silly!
nf.
ladybird
v.
look stupid
id.
as thick as a brick
adj.
very stupid
exp.
to nit-pick
[Fig.]
v.
pick holes in something
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'bête noire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
bête noire
n.
bête noire, cauchemar
[Fig.]
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