English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'fetish'

(noun) 
Definition
any object, activity, etc., to which one is excessively devoted
I've got a bit of a shoe fetish.
Synonyms
fixation
Somebody has a fixation with you.
,
obsession
yet another man with an obsession about football
,
mania
They had a mania for travelling.
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thing (informal)
She's got a thing about red hair.
,
idée fixe (French)
It is an idée fixe of mine that women work in a more concentrated way.
(noun) 
Definition
an object that is believed to have magical powers
Tribal elders carried the sacred fetishes.
Synonyms
talisman
a talisman with protective powers
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amulet
He brought forth a small gold amulet.
,
cult object

Additional synonyms

in the sense of amulet
Definition
a trinket or jewel worn as a protection against evil
He brought forth a small gold amulet.
Synonyms
juju,
periapt (rare)
in the sense of idée fixe
Definition
an idea with which a person is obsessed
It is an idée fixe of mine that women work in a more concentrated way.
Synonyms
thing (informal),
fixed idea,
hobbyhorse,
bee in your bonnet
in the sense of mania
Definition
an obsessional enthusiasm or liking
They had a mania for travelling.

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