Definitions of Fetish
- (noun) A material object endowed with supernatural power.
- (noun) A type of sexual desire that places emphasis on an external object.
Examples of Fetish
- Definition 1:
- A talisman, an object worn or carried to provide protection or grant good luck.
- American English – /fEt-ish/
- British English – /fE-tish/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈfɛdɪʃ/
- British English – /ˈfɛtɪʃ/
- Plural: fetishes
- Also called fetich.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “fetish.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 21, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/fetish/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
fetish. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/fetish/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “fetish.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 21, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/fetish/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“fetish.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/fetish/>.