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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers;
[syn: juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich]

2. excessive or irrational devotion to some activity;
- Example: "made a fetish of cleanliness"
[syn: fetish, fetich]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fetich \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. [1913 Webster] 2. Any object to which one is excessively devoted. fetichism
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fetich n 1: a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers [syn: juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich] 2: excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness" [syn: fetish, fetich]