Bete Noire

Definition: something that is to be avoided

It literally means “black beast” in French. The first word is pronounced “bet.”

In several definitions, I found the word “bugbear.” A bugbear is a random, scary mythical creature, the name of which also means something to be avoid, or a pet peeve.

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