fetishist

noun
fet·​ish·​ist
variants: also fetichist \ -​ish-​əst How to pronounce fetishist (audio) \

Medical Definition of fetishist

: one who obtains erotic gratification by fetishism a shoe fetishist and other sex deviants

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“Fetishist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fetishist. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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