Adjective "Fetishistic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Fetishistic


    Definition:

    1. belief in or use of fetishes.

    2. Psychiatry. the compulsive use of some object, or part of the body, as a stimulus in the course of attaining sexual gratification, as a shoe, a lock of hair, or underclothes.

    3. blind devotion: a fetishism of sacrifice to one's children.

    Origin:
    fetishism

    Examples:

    "sexualities can be fetishistic."

    "grasses can be fetishistic."