Translation of "cult" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kʌlt/ us

a religious group, often living together, whose beliefs are considered extreme or strange by many people

Their son ran away from home and joined a religious cult.

a particular system of religious belief

the Hindu cult of Shiva

someone or something that has become very popular with a particular group of people

the cult of celebrity
→ See also personality cult
adjective uk /kʌlt/ us

liked very much by a particular group of people

de culto
The singer had a cult following in the 1970s.
a cult figure/movie

(Translation of “cult” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kalt/

a particular system of (religious) belief or worship

a strange new religious cult
Physical fitness has become a cult with him.

(Translation of “cult” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)