Pronunciation Noun

cult (plural cults)

  1. (chiefly, derogatory) A group or sect of people with a deviant religious, philosophical or cultural identity, often existing on the margins of society or exploitative towards its members.
    Oh my gosh, I'm in a repressive cult! How can I leave it?
  2. Devotion to a saint.
  3. The veneration and religious rites given to a deity, esp. in a historical polytheistic context.
  4. A religion that evolved out of another religion but has become a different religion through developing a radically different theology.
  5. (informal) A group of people having an obsession with or intense admiration for a particular activity, idea, person or thing.
Translations Translations Adjective

cult (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a cult.
  2. Enjoyed by a small, loyal group.
    a cult horror movie
  3. Alternative form of kvlt.
  • Portuguese: cultual
  • French: culte
  • German: Kult-
  • Portuguese: cult
  • Russian: культовый
  • Spanish: de culto

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