Culprit Cultism

Cult

Meanings and phrases

cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  2. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; fad; craze; furor; furore; rage
  3. followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader
  4. a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false
  5. a system of religious beliefs and rituals; cultus; religious cult

cargo cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Melanesia) the followers of one of several millenarian cults that believe salvation will come in the form of wealth (`cargo') brought by westerners; some ascribe divine attributes to westerners on first contact (especially to missionaries)
  2. a religious cult that anticipates a time of joy, serenity, and justice when salvation comes
n.
  1. intense devotion to a particular person
E.g.
  • Big Brother is the subject of a cult of personality.
  • The cult of personality worship will vanish from this day onward!"
  • Kim's various efforts greatly benefited the North Korean cult of personality.

religious cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of religious beliefs and rituals; cult; cultus
E.g.
  • In this case the undesirables are a religious cult."
  • There is disagreement on whether Allah played a major role in the Meccan religious cult.
  • The Outsiders, a mysterious religious cult, is gaining followers and stealing gold and jewels.

cult following

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This "Free Stamp" has an energetic cult following.
  • However it has since a developed a cult following.
  • Since its release, it has developed a cult following.

cult classic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is now considered a cult classic of Hindi cinema..
  • She called it "an instant cult classic".
  • The film is considered a cult classic.

cult status

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the name stuck and assumed a cult status among the club's fans.
  • Gleeson gained cult status for her slots on Tom Dunne's radio show "Pet Sounds".
  • According to Gadgety, the games have "earned cult status among Israeli players".

cult film

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Thunderbolt" has since become a cult film.
  • In 1979, he filmed Walter Hill's cult film "The Warriors".
  • It later earned status as a cult film.

became a cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The album became a cult hit among fans of the group.
  • The film recouped its expenses and later became a cult film among horror buffs.
  • The sketch became a cult classic hit among "Star Trek" and science fiction fans.

become a cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has since become a cult New Zealand drinking song.
  • "Thunderbolt" has since become a cult film.
  • None were particularly popular but "Ulzana's Raid" has become a cult film.

gained a cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It gained a cult following there very quickly.
  • The show has attracted positive to mixed reviews from critics, and has gained a cult following.
  • The show is a significant part of British popular culture, and elsewhere it has gained a cult following.

developed a cult

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However it has since a developed a cult following.
  • Since its release, it has developed a cult following.
  • "Highway to Hell" has since developed a cult following.

cult films

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rise of social media has been a boon to cult films.
  • See List of cult films for main list.

cult leader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later, Thulsa Doom becomes a cult leader of a religion that worships Set, a Snake God.
  • It was at a mansion owned by Dr. Redoblado, a cult leader, and his wife, who worships the Devil.
  • Sproul then bribes Amasu Munn, the dishonest cult leader, to obtain an illegitimate claim on the property.
E.g.
  • The film also is believed to be a significant step towards a personality cult of Xi Jinping by some observers.
  • Ho Chi Minh's parents' house is now preserved as the Kim Liên museum; some charge that a personality cult has developed around Sắc.
  • His personality cult has been compared to those in the Soviet Union, characterized by an atmosphere of fear in Azerbaijan and censorship of the press.

cult hit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The album became a cult hit among fans of the group.
  • The film was a huge cult hit.
  • He previously assisted director Dibaker Banerjee on the cult hit "Oye Lucky!

cult figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His violent behavior gained him "the notoriety of a cult figure."
  • He quickly became sort of a cult figure among younger cinephiles.
  • To this day, in the modern Republic of Azerbaijan, Babak is a cult figure and celebrated as a national hero.
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