Definition of cult adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cult

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//kʌlt//
 
[only before noun]
 
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very popular with a particular group of people; treating someone or something as a cult figure, etc. a cult movie/book The singer has become a cult figure among college students. The cartoon has achieved cult status. The TV series has a cult following among young people.
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