List of Fetishes and Paraphilia


Abasiophilia: arousal for people with impaired mobility.

Ablutophilia: arousal from showers and baths.

Acomoclitism: sexual arousal from hairless genitalia.

Agalmatophilia: similar to technosexuality; the sexual arousal for mannequins or statues.

Algolagnia : arousal from pain, particularly involving an erogenous zone; differs from masochism as there is a biologically different interpretation of the sensation rather than a subjective interpretation.

Andromimetophilia: attraction to trans-men.

Anililagnia : attraction by young men to older women.

Aptemnophilia/Acrotomophilia : being aroused by amputees.

Archnephilia: Sexual attraction to spiders.

Asphyxiophilia: arousal from asphyxiation or strangulation.

Autagonistophilia: arousal from being on stage or on camera.

Autassassinophilia: arousal from being in life-threatening situations.

Autoandrophilia: arousal for a biological female that imagines herself as a male.

Autoerotic Asphyxiation: arousal from self-induced asphyxiation, often to the point of unconsciousness.

Autogynephilia: arousal for a biological male that imagines himself as a female.

Autonepiophilia: arousal from dressing as (or imagining oneself as) an infant.

Avisodomy: Sexual behavior with birds.


Biastophilia: arousal from the act or thought of raping a non-consenting person.


Catheterophilia: arousal from the thought, act, or watching the usage of a catheter.

Chremastistophilia: arousal from being robbed or held up.

Chronophilia: arousal from having partners of a widely differing chronological age range.

Coprolalia: being turned-on by the use of profanity (i.e. fuck, shit, bitch).

Coprophilia: arousal from scat/feces; also known as scat, scatophilia or fecophilia.


Dacryphilia: arousal from the sight of tears or crying.

Dendrophilia: sexual attraction to trees.

Doraphilia: arousal caused by leather, skin, or fur.


Emetophilia: sexual arousal from vomit. Also known as Rainbow Play.

Enderacinism: arousal from the act or thought of tearing out sexual organs by the roots.

Erotic Asphyxiation: arousal from asphyxia of oneself or others.

Erotophonophilia: arousal from the thought or act of oneself or others committing murder.

Exhibitionism: arousal from exposing oneself sexually to others, with or without the consent of others or even the one being exposed.


Formicophilia: arousal from being crawled upon and/or bitten by bugs.

Forniphilia: human furniture play.

Frotteurism: arousal from rubbing on a non-consenting person.


Gerontophilia: sexual preference for the elderly.

Gynemimetophilia: attraction to trans-women.


Hebephilia: attraction for early pubescent children.

Hierophilia: arousal from religious/sacred objects.

Homeovestism: the opposite of transvestism; arousal from wearing clothing of one’s own gender.

Hybristophilia: attraction to criminals, particularly for cruel or outrageous crimes.


Keraunophilia: arousal from thunderstorms.

Kleptophilia: arousal from stealing; also known as kleptolagnia.

Klismaphilia: arousal from the usage of enemas.


Lactophilia: arousal from breast milk.

Liquidophelia: arousal from submerging one’s own genitals into liquid.


Macrophilia: attraction to giants, primarily domination by giant women or men.

Mammaphilia: arousal from breasts; also known as mammagynophilia and mastofact.

Mechanophilia/Mechaphilia: sexual attraction to cars and/or other large machines.

Menophilia: arousal from menstruation.

Mucophilia: arousal related to mucus (i.e. consuming mucus).

Mysophilia: arousal from dirtiness, soiled, or decaying things.


Narratophilia: arousal from dirty talk, usually with obscene words.

Nasophilia: attraction to noses.

Necrophilia: attraction to corpses.


Oculolinctus: pleasure from licking someone’s eyeball.

Olfactophilia: arousal from smells.


Paraphilic Infantilism: attraction to adult baby/diaper lover (AB/DL); similar to autonepiophilia.

Partialism: attraction to specific, non-genital body parts.

Peodeiktophilia: arousal from exposing one’s penis.

Pedovestism: arousal from dressing like a child.

Pictophilia: arousal from pornography or erotic art, particularly pictures.

Piquerism: arousal from the thought or act of penetration of another person, most commonly by stabbing or cutting the body with sharp objects.

Podophilia: attraction to feet.

Psychorophilia: arousal from contact with extremely cold objects and/or watching others freeze.

Pygophilia: attraction to the buttocks.

Pyrophilia: arousal from fire or arousal from intercourse with a burning corpse.


Ramenophelia: arousal from rubbing noodles on one’s own or someone else’s genitals.

Raptophilia: arousal from committing rape, consensual or non-consensual.

Retifism: arousal from shoes, feet, heels.


Sacofricosis: the process of making a hole in one’s pocket to masturbate in public.

Salirophilia: arousal caused by the soiling/dirtying of others.

Somnophilia: arousal from watching other people sleep.

Splanchnophilia: arousal from entrails.

Sthenolagnia: attraction to muscles or displays of strength; muscle worship.

Stigmatophilia: attraction to body piercings and tattoos.

Symorophilia: arousal triggered by watching or staging disasters (i.e. car accidents).


Taphephilia: arousal from being buried alive.

Technosexuality: attraction to robots or people dressed as robots.

Telephone Scatologia: arousal from obscene phone calls, particularly to strangers; also known as telephonicophilia.

Teratophilia: attraction to deformed people.

Textophilia: arousal from certain kinds of textiles, usually from the sensation of it rubbing against an erogenous zone.

Transvestism: arousal from cross-dressing.

Transvestophilia: attraction to a transvestite.

Trichophilia: attraction to hair.

Troilism: watching one’s partner have sex with someone else, possibly without the third party’s knowledge; also known as cuckoldism.


Urolagnia: arousal from play with urine, particularly in public.

Ursusagalmatophilia: arousal for teddy bears.


Vampirism: arousal from blood play.

Vorarephilia: arousal from the thought or act of devouring others whole or being swallowed whole.

Voyeurism: arousal from watching others while naked or having sex, generally without their knowledge; also known as scopophilia or scoptophilia.


Wet and messy fetish (WAM): often called sploshing; a form of arousal from having food-related substances deliberately and liberally applied to the naked skin, predominantly the face, or to the clothes people are wearing. It is often associated with cake-sitting.


Zoophilia: arousal from the act or thoughts of animals.

Zoosadism: arousal from inflicting pain onto animals or seeing them in pain.

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