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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fetishise.

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Examples

  • When Castro "said the 'Cuban model doesn't even work for us anymore' he was almost making reference to that kind of 'fetishised' Cuban model.

    The Age News Headlines

  • A few brave or fetishised exceptions aside, everyone has everything in the right place.

    The Guyliner: Do I Really Need a Six-Pack to Make an Impact? Why I'm Sticking With the Body I've Got

  • Alongside their appearance on Sex and the City, where they were fetishised to within an inch of their soon-stale little lives, cupcakes last year became fashionable in Britain too, with one fan (who, dressed as her alter ego Cherry Bakewell, hosts cupcake parties) describing them as a "real symbol of femininity, and a camp symbol of a bygone era".

    The truth about men, women and food

  • Later, at GM's soirée, we see her lifted into arching overhead displays, examined with connoisseurial lecherousness, fondled, tasted and fetishised.

    Manon – review

  • The books themselves are packaged not just as collections of recipes but as fetishised objects: food photography, in which meals are made to look delicious with the aid of hairspray and cigarette smoke, is now an art form and industry in its own right.

    A culinary nativity with Jamie, Hugh and Lorraine | Joe Moran

  • Larry Reid, punk promoter and manager, says it feels a bit like they've "fetishised" the grunge scene, though, as Novoselic points out, it's better than seeing Cobain's guitar hanging off the wall at a Hard Rock Café while you're eating chilli fries.

    In search of Nirvana

  • The White Negro had fetishised blackness; these newer arrivals glorified lower-middle-class whites.

    Why do people hate hipsters?

  • There's a large extent to which, with slash, those fetishised gays are being * identified* with by any female reader.

    Fanfiction

  • The food here is evolved without being fetishised, each dish designed around a single ingredient that gets a role commensurate with its billing.

    Restaurant review: the Curlew

  • The message of consumerism that was criticised in film one (in the HBO series originally a loose idea of liberation through financial independence) is overwhelming in the sequel's desert-set trailer? sick, bad, weird even, those fetishised heels sinking only slightly into the clean white sand.

    Is it time to put Sex and the City out of its misery?

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