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1. fetish

noun. ['ˈfɛtɪʃ'] a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers.

Synonyms

  • good luck charm
  • hoodoo
  • voodoo
  • juju
  • fetich

Antonyms

  • anaphrodisia
  • hate

Etymology

  • fétiche (French)
  • feitiço (Portuguese)

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Rhymes with Fetish

  • lettish

How do you pronounce fetish?

Pronounce fetish as ˈfɛtɪʃ.

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Sentences with fetish


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your dog’s diet might be to blame for his poop-eating fetish.

2. Adjective
Sand fetish piece with fine sandpaper to a smooth finish.

Quotes about fetish


1. I have a fetish for damsels in distress.”“Don’t be sexist.”“Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It’s an equal opportunity fetish.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.
- David Nicholls, One Day

3. He flipped himself onto his side and kissed me. "You're so hot,"I said, my hand still on his leg. "I'm starting to think you have an amputee fetish,"he answered, still kissing me. I laughed."I have an Augustus Waters fetish,"I explained.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. fetish

noun. ['ˈfɛtɪʃ'] excessive or irrational devotion to some activity.

Synonyms

  • devotion

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness

Etymology

  • fétiche (French)
  • feitiço (Portuguese)

3. fetish

noun. ['ˈfɛtɪʃ'] a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body.

Synonyms

  • physical attraction
  • eros
  • concupiscence

Etymology

  • fétiche (French)
  • feitiço (Portuguese)
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