Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Cult"

The meaning of "Cult" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does cult hits mean?
A: Cult hits, also sometimes called cult classics are shows that are extremely popular with certain groups of people. People will dress up as the characters and quote from the dialogue.
For example, people go to screenings for a movie called the Rocky Horror picture Show. They dress up as characters in the movie and they have certain things they yell at the screen as they watch.
I am surprised they included Full House in this context because I don’t think it really has that kind of following.
Q: What does cult movie fanatic mean?
A: Fanatic - someone who is obsessed with or very interested in something

Cult movie - movies that have a fan base of people who are really into it, always quoting it

Cult movie fanatic is someone who is really into cult movies
Q: What does cult movie fanatic mean?
A: fanatic = someone who gets very excited about a particular topic
cult movie = (typically odd) movies that have a fanbase of people who are weirdly obsessed with them
Q: What does cult mean?
A: "Small group that is very loyal to something." It used to mean "a crazy religious group", but now if a musical group or film has a small but loyal group of fans, we say it has a cult following.
Q: What does cult mean?
A: @zhengzijue: A cult is "a relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister".

"I was shocked when I found out that my brother was in a satanic cult."

"Cult" is also used when people have a strong obsession with something, usually a celebrity or a product. The use of this word stems from the previous definition, but it is not considered bad or sinful like a religious cult.

"That product has a cult following."

Example sentences using "Cult"

Q: Please show me example sentences with cult.
A: I want to join a cult.

Cults are scary.

Some cults manipulate their members to keep them from leaving.

The fan cult chased after the pop star.
Q: Please show me example sentences with cult.
A: He joined a religious cult. (Faith)
I know very little about the Hindu cult of Shiva. ( religious rituals)
He seems to be such a celebrity cult. (Very popular)
Q: Please show me example sentences with cult.
A: Cult means a group that worships Satan (usually) or some type of form fitting and strict group of individuals that identify as a religious group.
"Wow, do you see those boys drawing in pig blood? They must be in a cult!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with cult .
A: "Cult" is a term for a religion that isn't widely accepted. It usually is used as a negative, or derogatory term. :)
"Jim Jones lead a very successful cult, in Florida, unfortunately he had all of the members commit suicide."

"There's a cult in the next town over, they worship some strange new 'god' that no one has ever heard of."

It can also mean something that has a large amount of fans, or a large following. It's usually used in regards to movies, or TV shows.
"The Batman movies have a cult following. The fans are very loyal and unwavering."
"The Starship Troopers movies have are considered a cult classic, even though the movies themselves are terrible."

If you hear it used in regards to music, it's usually a term used to describe black metal. It means "raw, low quality, and evil sounding." This is a very uncommon usage, only used in the black metal music scene.
"The band Evilfeast is cult, the music sounds cold and frostbitten."

I hope this helps. :)

Synonyms of "Cult" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between cult and heresy ?
A: A cult is group of people who are devoted to something. This is usually used negatively, as in " satanic cult".

A celebrity could be said to have a "cult of fans" if his/her fans are too obssesed.

A common term would be "cult following", which means there are a small group of devoted people for something.

"The movie Donnie Darko has a cult following"
- The movie is not well-known by everyone but it has a small group of highly devoted fans.

Heresy means that it is against the teaching of a particular church or religion.

"He was teaching heresy"
- he was teaching about things that were against the church

"Believing in other Gods is heresy to the Catholic Church."

Cults, especially "Satanic" or "witch-related" ones, are usually considered to be heretic (displaying heresy).

Q: What is the difference between cult and heresy ?
A: A cult is a group, usually religious, that often worships its leader.

Heresy is the act of going against the church.

Both words are usually used metaphorically now.

“The anime club is turning into a cult.”

“You don’t like Star Wars? Heresy!” (They are not going against the church, but the speaker is comparing Star Wars to something sacred.)
Q: What is the difference between cult and hershey ?
A: I don't understand the question. The two aren't related.
Q: What is the difference between cult and sect ?
A: A cult is group of people who have come together for the sake of bringing praise to a dark figure like Satan or Lucifer. They would chant various curses and spells and torture and sacrifice an innocent person to the figure regularly.

A sect is a group of people with different religious beliefs coming together for a common goal (Usually religious, as they separated from a site of religion like a church.) They would probably be marching in protest against something they believe to be wrong or rioting which got them the label of "extreme"
Q: What is the difference between cult and coat ?
A: There is no similarity at all. A coat is an item of clothing that you wear when cold. A cult is a group of like minded people joined together.

Translations of "Cult"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cult
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Cult"

Q: What does "cult shoes" mean?

The cult shoes, handbags and accessories label is about to get a whole lot more expensive, which is likely to erode profits, thanks to President Trump's tariffs. Steve Madden is planning to raise prices in the U.S. and may even move production from China to Cambodia to save money.
A: The sentence can be rewritten like this:

The cult label of shoes, handbags and accessories is about....

It means that the merchandise sold under the name of this label (Steve Madden) has a cult following (devoted customers that are almost religious in their dedication).
Q: Please tell me what "cult statutes" in the sentence below means.
Is it a just typo? (correctly "cult statues"?)

"And by the time of Muhammad, cult statutes of many of those gods had been collected in his hometown of Mecca in this temple-like structure called the Kaaba."

"But Arabia was also a home for monotheisms like Christianity and Judaism, even a bit of Zoroastrianism. "

excerpt from the transcript from the link below;
A: Yes it’s a typo. It should be “cult statues” :)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce Religious cult.
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Q: Would you recommend a cult movie to me?
A: The Fifth Element by Luc Besson
Q: Would you recommend me cult movie? Does this sound natural?
A: Would you recommend a cult movie to me?

Yes... Young Frankenstein

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