fetishize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1920 to make a fetish of ; treat or regard with fetishism

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  • fetishize — (Amer.) v. make a fetish of; treat an object as fetish (also fetishise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fetishize — [fet′ishīz΄] vt. fetishized, fetishizing 1. to make a fetish of 2. to treat with unwarranted respect; overvalue fetishization n …   English World dictionary

  • fetishize — fetish ► NOUN 1) an inanimate object worshipped for its supposed magical powers. 2) a form of sexual desire in which gratification is focused abnormally on an object, part of the body, or activity. 3) a course of action to which one has an… …   English terms dictionary

  • fetishize — /fet i shuyz /, v.t., fetishized, fetishizing. to make a fetish of. Also, esp. Brit., fetishise. [FETISH + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fetishize — verb To make a fetish of; to obsess over Our society has fetishized personal wealth …   Wiktionary

  • fetishize — fet·ish·ize …   English syllables

  • fetishize — fet•ish•ize [[t]ˈfɛt ɪˌʃaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cvb to make a fetish of …   From formal English to slang

  • fetishize — verb make a fetish of • Derivationally related forms: ↑fetish • Hypernyms: ↑adore • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • fetishized — fetishize (Amer.) v. make a fetish of; treat an object as fetish (also fetishise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fetishizes — fetishize (Amer.) v. make a fetish of; treat an object as fetish (also fetishise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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