Definition of fetishistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌfetɪˈʃɪstɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌfetɪˈʃɪstɪk//
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  1. 1(usually disapproving) spending too much time doing or thinking about a particular thing or thinking that it is much more important than it really is a fetishistic attachment to monarchy
  2. 2connected with sexual fetishism
  3. 3involving the worship of an object because it is believed to have magic powers Colonialists dismissed local rituals as ‘fetishistic’.