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  • n. One who has a sexual fetish.
  • n. A believer in magical fetishes or talismans.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A worshiper of fetishes.
  • Same as fetishistic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who engages in fetishism (especially of a sexual nature)


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