Definitions

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  • n. A paraphilia in which arousal is obtained from overfeeding.

Etymologies

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feeder +‎ -ism

Examples

  • An internet search on the subject of feeders or 'feederism' brings up dozens of sites devoted to what some enthusiasts consider to be a sexual appeal of the practice.

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  • The Carnival is not open for advocacy of weight-loss diets, weight loss surgery WLS, or feederism.

    Organizing the Carnival of Fatty Goodness

  • Submissions about all aspects of the fatosphere (hah!) are welcome, although “…please note, The Big Fat Carnival is not a place to advocate weight-loss diets, weight loss surgery (WLS), or feederism.”

    The Big Fat Carnival! - Call For Submissions

  • NAAFA, for instance, installed as chairman of their board a pornographer who actively promoted anti-fat acceptance ideologies like feederism.

    Former “Alas” Co-Blogger Bean on German TV!

  • (But please note, The Big Fat Carnival is not a place to advocate weight-loss diets, weight loss surgery (WLS), or feederism.)

    The Big Fat Carnival! - Second Call For Submissions

  • The concept of feederism is based on the simple assumption that by eating more calories than what the body uses, the result is a weight gain, and the larger the difference, the larger the weight gain.

    What fat people and gay people have in common, part two

  • However, simply by acknowledging that feederism works in the sense that it results in a weight gain, the fat acceptance movement has also accepted the above assuption.

    What fat people and gay people have in common, part two

  • However, it's my understanding that most deliberate weight gain takes place within the context of feederism, I am not down with feederism.

    Big Fat Blog - The fat acceptance weblog.

  • But one opinion I've never seen expressed on the fatophere - on Shapely Prose, on Big Fat Blog, or on any other blog - is that feederism and deliberate weight gain are a good idea or are acceptable in the context of fat acceptance.

    Big Fat Blog - The fat acceptance weblog.

  • Perhaps this is born out of interaction with communities where fat admiration and the objectifying and frankly dehumanizing interest in feederism is often confused and where feederists regard fat women’s bodies as little more than an end from their means and most severely objectify women.

    Organizing the Carnival of Fatty Goodness

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  • A fetish in which pleasure or sexual gratification is taken from the overfeeding or intentional fattening of one’s self or one’s partners. (Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    May 18, 2008