Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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Examples

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  • The other is a word fetishist, the author of “The Language Instinct” and “Words and Rules.”

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  • It's interesting, you know, I don't particularly consider myself a "fetishist", per se.

    fetish

  • It's interesting, you know, I don't particularly consider myself a "fetishist", per se.

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  • The person who’s attracted to all types is pressured to only admit to the socially acceptable ones, and anyone who admits to liking someone considered fat is labelled a fetishist, and this is a problem.

    Fatophobic Sex Scenes in The L Word

  • The person who’s attracted to all types is pressured to only admit to the socially acceptable ones, and anyone who admits to liking someone considered fat is labelled a fetishist, and this is a problem.

    Fatophobic Sex Scenes in The L Word

  • Perhaps what allows her to press the button is the unresolved ontological status of the box itself; the thought that it might be a prank (Arthur establishes that the box is empty) allows Norma to perform a kind of fetishist disavowal ( "this might not be real, so I might as well do it").

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  • Radio Okapi, a local broadcaster funded by the United Nations, said the player dashed up the pitch incanting "fetishist" spells to weaken the opposing team.

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  • Nyuki club was losing to local rivals Socozaki on Sunday when Nyuki's goalkeeper advanced up the pitch and tried to use "fetishist" spells to turn the tide of the match, Okapi said, without giving more details.

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