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FETISH: Dictionary Entry and Meaning

Pronunciation:  'fetish

Matching Terms:  Fetis, Fetisely, fetishism, fetishist, Fetishistic

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness"
  2. [n]  a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
 
 Synonyms: fetich, fetich, hoodoo, juju, voodoo
 
 See Also: charm, devotion, good luck charm

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fe"tish\, n., Fetishism \Fe"tish*ism\ (? or ?; 277), n.,
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amulet, Baal, bias, charm, compulsion, devil-god, fixation, fylfot, gammadion, golden calf, good-luck charm, graven image, hoodoo, idee fixe, idol, joss, Juggernaut, juju, leaning, love charm, luck, lucky bean, lucky piece, madstone, mania, mascot, mumbo jumbo, obeah, obsession, partiality, penchant, periapt, philter, phylactery, predilection, prejudice, preoccupation, prepossession, proclivity, propensity, scarab, scarabaeus, scarabee, sudarium, swastika, talisman, thing, totem, veronica, voodoo, whammy
 

 

 

 

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