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Origin of fetish
OTHER WORDS FROM fetishfet·ish·like, adjective
Words nearby fetish
Example sentences from the Web for fetish
I make a fetish of trying to spend enough hours in bed that I virtually never have to wake up to an alarm clock.
Later, we learn that sexual fetishes develop for the new power, and that men are held to be particularly susceptible to sexual masochism and the longing to be shocked in bed.How Naomi Alderman’s novel The Power deconstructs the patriarchy|Constance Grady|March 12, 2021|Vox
Squash fetishes, on the other hand, indicate a desire to be sat on or pinned beneath their partner’s body.
After all, in our cultural scripts, a fat partner is a failure at best, a shameful, pathological fetish at worst.
“It’s necessary that we lay down these ground rules that whatever your fetishes or feelings are about guns, you’re not going to bring them into our committee room,” he added.Rep. Lauren Boebert displays guns in background during virtual House committee hearing|Colby Itkowitz|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Two of the “Fetish” sculptures by the artist known as B. Wurtz, from his solo show now at Metro Pictures in New York.
Valle plunged to depths most of us cannot even imagine, via an Internet portal called Dark Fetish Network.Cannibal Cop’s Dark Fetishes Detailed in Grisly Trial Testimony|Michael Daly|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Trichophilia: Hair Fetish Those that are sexually aroused by human hair are known as trichophiles.
Podophilia: Foot Fetish I was topless, sitting on a table barefoot stomping on bananas and yogurt.
Capnolagnia: Smoking Fetish I hate the smell of cigarettes.
The craft of the Fetish-man comes under none of the preceding categories.
On this occasion, the king of the village and the staff of Fetish men connected with it, take part.
His Fetish was a wooden bowl behind which he squatted at the roadside by way of adoration.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
The realization of abstractions was not the embodiment of a word, but the gradual disembodiment of a Fetish.August Comte and Positivism|John-Stuart Mill
His playful introduction showed him a child of Mystery, moved by Voices and inspired by a Fetish.The Clansman|Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for fetish
- a form of behaviour involving fetishism
- any object that is involved in fetishism