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Meaning of FETICH

Pronunciation:  'fetish

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness"
  2. [n]  a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

FETICH is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fetish, fetish, hoodoo, juju, voodoo
 See Also: charm, devotion, good luck charm



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fe"tich\, Fetish \Fe"tish\, n.[F. f['e]tiche, from Pg.
feiti?o, adj., n., sorcery, charm, fr. L. facticius made by
art, artifical, factitious. See {Factitious}.]
1. A material object supposed among certain African tribes to
   represent in such a way, or to be so connected with, a
   supernatural being, that the possession of it gives to the
   possessor power to control that being.

2. Any object to which one is excessively devoted.