cultlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cult +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

cultlike (comparative more cultlike, superlative most cultlike)

  1. Resembling a cult.
    • 2009 February 4, Aliza Rosenbaum And Edward Hadas, “Buffett Pays Low for Another Icon”, in New York Times[1]:
      Harley has a global, nearly cultlike following, but has had a tough time finding buyers for its expensive wheels [] .
    • 2021 October 17, Katrin Bennhold, “Fake Polls and Tabloid Coverage on Demand: The Dark Side of Sebastian Kurz”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      [] Mr. Kurz and a small cabal of allies with cultlike devotion to him paid off one of Austria’s biggest tabloids to ensure favorable news coverage.

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