bête noire(redirected from bête)
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Related to bête: bête noire
A person or thing that one strongly dislikes. This phrase means "black beast" in French. People who chew loudly are really my bête noire. She's trying to get her shift changed because night work is her bête noire.
somebody's bête noire
someone or something that you really hate or that really annoys you People who use jargon are his particular bête noire.