Having a strong affinity for objects that are powered by an engine or a motor and must be controlled by a human agent—This includes, but is not limited to, all motor vehicles such as cars, planes, boats, tractors, and even power tools. Related terms: motorphile, motorphiliac.
I have a bit of motorphilia. I've been collecting Ferraris for 25 years now.
by Michelle Greer May 09, 2007