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
nf.
wild animal
n.
sex machine
n.
hunted animal
n.
villain
n.
great performer
n.
circus freak
n.
horned animal
n.
draught animal
n.
beast of burden
n.
monster of a machine
exp.
like a dog
n.
whiz-kid ; brilliant student
[Fam.]
adv.
as easy as pie
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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