un cauchemar

Definition: nightmare

Avez-vous jamais eu un cauchemar ? - Have you ever had a nightmare?

Cet examen d'histoire va être un cauchemar ! - This history test is going to be a nightmare!

Related: cauchemarder - to have a nightmare; cauchemardesque (adj) - nightmarish; cauchemardeux (adj) - nightmarish

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Pronunciation: [ko sh(eu) mahr]