Synonyms and Antonyms for cargo_cult

1. cargo cult (n.)

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


2. 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)