Synonyms for cargo-cult

1. cargo cult (n.)

(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)

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2. cargo cult (n.)

a religious cult that anticipates a time of joy, serenity, and justice when salvation comes

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3. cargo (n.)

goods carried by a large vehicle

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4. cult (n.)

followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices

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5. cult (n.)

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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6. cult (n.)

a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false

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7. cult (n.)

followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader

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8. cult (n.)

a system of religious beliefs and rituals

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