Bete noire synonyms
A person who competes; rival
An imaginary hobgoblin or terror used to frighten children into good conduct
An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad:
One who opposes or is hostile to an idea or cause:
One who is opposed to an idea or cause:
Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
A person or thing that can equal or surpass another in some way; person or thing that can bear comparison
To trouble is to cause pain, distress or worry.
One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
By extension, something which is vehemently disliked by somebody.
An intense or definite dislike; antipathy; repugnance
Something that is cursed or loathed.
(Informal) Something very bad, ugly, disagreeable, etc.
A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
Adversary is defined as anything related to a person, place, or thing where conflict is involved.
A muscle that opposes the action of another muscle, as by relaxing while the other one contracts, thereby producing smooth, coordinated movement.
Curse is defined as to wish evil or injury on someone or to use swear words.
One that opposes another or others, as in a battle, contest, or debate:
The definition of hate is a feeling of intense dislike or aversion.
Find another word for bete noire. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bete noire, like: competitor, bugbear, devil, enemy, foe, plague, rival, trouble, abhorrence, abomination and anathema.