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fet·ish·ism

 (fĕt′ĭ-shĭz′əm)
n.
1. Worship of or belief in magical fetishes.
2. Excessive attachment or regard.
3. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving a fetish.

fet′ish·ist n.
fet′ish·is′tic adj.
fet′ish·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fetishist - one who engages in fetishism (especially of a sexual nature)
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
Translations

fetishist

[ˈfetɪʃɪst] Nfetichista mf

fetishist

[ˈfɛtɪʃɪst] nfétichiste mf

fetishist

nFetischist(in) m(f)

fetishist

[ˈfɛtɪʃɪst] nfeticista m/f
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