Synonyms and Antonyms 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)


2. cargo cult (n.)

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