For the music album, see Foot Fetish. The Countess with the whip, an illustration by Martin van Maële. Foot fetishism, foot partialism, foot worship or podophilia, is a pronounced sexual interest in feet Characteristics · Relative frequency · Example cases · Health and disease. Therein lies the curse of being a foot fetishist: you see the target of your desire everywhere, and society doesn't give a damn about it. While all appreciate the fact.