fetishism: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fet'i-shiz"um, fē'ti-), [key]
- belief in or use of fetishes.
- the compulsive use of some object, or part of the body, as a stimulus in the course of attaining sexual gratification, as a shoe, a lock of hair, or underclothes.
- blind devotion: a fetishism of sacrifice to one's children.
- fetishism (Thesaurus)