fetishist


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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.
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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
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Translations

fetishist

[ˈfetɪʃɪst] Nfetichista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fetishist

[ˈfɛtɪʃɪst] nfétichiste mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fetishist

nFetischist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fetishist

[ˈfɛtɪʃɪst] nfeticista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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