Adjective "fetishists" definition and examples

(Fetishists may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈfɛtɪʃɪst/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A person whose sexual desire or gratification is linked to an abnormal degree to a particular object, activity, part of the body, etc.
  1. 'The fetishist was today jailed for three years.'
  2. 'Upon further investigation, I've discovered "dangling and dipping" are foot fetishist terms.'
  3. 'Posting articles about ethical polyamoury on a philanderer's site is like putting pictures of hands on a foot fetishist site.'
  4. 'I would argue that the confusion between people and objects is the mistake of the fetishist.'
  5. 'The killer's relationship with a blind girl adds colour to what might otherwise have been as incomprehensible as the activities of the skin fetishist in the other film.'
  6. 'a clothes fetishist'
  7. 'Turns out that this Western Civ fetishist doesn't know his Bible or his Shakespeare.'
  8. 'She is no Luddite; like many artists and most designers, she's a bona fide Apple Mac fetishist.'
  9. 'Because I am a list fetishist, I will attempt to place them here in order of personal preference.'
  10. 'The manager, a serial resignation fetishist, had over 15 months of his contract to run, but having already announced that he would not be renewing his deal his exit was inevitable.'
  11. 'The watch fetishist over at the shop dug through his drawers and found this.'

More definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be fetishists."

Origin

(fetishism)