- worship of or belief in fetishes
- Psychiatry an abnormal condition in which erotic feelings are excited by a nonsexual object, as a foot, glove, etc.
Origin: French fétichisme
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- Worship of or belief in magical fetishes.
- Excessive attachment or regard.
- The displacement of sexual arousal or gratification to a fetish.
- fetˈish·ist noun
- fetˌish·isˈtic adjective
- fetˌish·isˈti·cal·ly adverb
fetishism - Medical Definition