Definition of fetishist in English:

fetishist

noun

  • 1A person whose sexual desire or gratification is linked to an abnormal degree to a particular object, activity, part of the body, etc.

    ‘there are plenty of foot fetishists online’
    • ‘Upon further investigation, I've discovered "dangling and dipping" are foot fetishist terms.’
    • ‘Graduate to four-inch heels, and find yourself a big, strong foot fetishist to carry you about.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Posting articles about ethical polyamoury on a philanderer's site is like putting pictures of hands on a foot fetishist site.’
    • ‘This is the type of behaviour the would be fetishist is most likely to be caught engaging in.’
    • ‘The fetishist was today jailed for three years.’
    • ‘If he is aroused by some other body part, he may at least be aware of something that distinguishes him from the multitude, without describing himself as a 'fetishist'.’
    • ‘I would argue that the confusion between people and objects is the mistake of the fetishist.’
    • ‘The naked-lady fetishist, however, is unmoved by such features as hairstyle and clothing, regarding them as distractions and impediments to the one thing that truly interests him - her naked body.’
    • ‘The film's lead character sports an outfit seemingly custom-designed to send fetishists into apoplexies.’
    1. 1.1A person who has an excessive and irrational devotion or commitment to a particular thing.
      ‘a clothes fetishist’
      ‘a fetishist about accuracy’
      • ‘Turns out that this Western Civ fetishist doesn't know his Bible or his Shakespeare.’
      • ‘She is no Luddite; like many artists and most designers, she's a bona fide Apple Mac fetishist.’
      • ‘Perhaps the saddest family man fetishist is the poor chick who read too much Anais Nin at an early age and became obsessed with the idea of being A Mistress.’
      • ‘He diagnosed himself as a style fetishist.’
      • ‘Because I am a list fetishist, I will attempt to place them here in order of personal preference.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘The watch fetishist over at the shop dug through his drawers and found this.’
      • ‘If you're a flat panel fetishist in the market for a new LCD monitor, this is the one.’
      • ‘From their loft space, they recorded on old analog equipment with a menagerie of instruments that would make any instrument fetishist plotz.’

Pronunciation

fetishist

/ˈfɛtɪʃɪst/