Synonyms of bête noire in English:

bête noire


  • bugbear, pet hate, pet aversion, anathema, abomination, bogey, bugaboo; a thorn in one's flesh/side, the bane of one's life
    [Antonyms] favourite
  • Definition of bête noire in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day nous
    Pronunciation: naʊs
    common sense; practical intelligence