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bête noire



Pronunciation: (bāt" nwär'; Fr. bet nwar'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bete-noire.html on line 73 [key]
pl. bêtes noiresPronunciation: (bāt" nwärz'; Fr. bet nwar'). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bete-noire.html on line 87 [key]

a person or thing especially disliked or dreaded; bane; bugbear.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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