1Relating to or characteristic of a small group of people having religious beliefs regarded by others as strange or as imposing excessive control over members.
- ‘weird cultish beliefs’
- 1.1Characterized by a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular thing.‘the cultish adoration of certain traditional writers’
- ‘the crowd's cultish worship seemed out of sync with the performance’
2Relating to a person or thing that is popular or fashionable among a particular group or section of society.
- ‘a popular band with a cultish following’