For a certain type of Jeremy Corbyn fan(atic), the Oxford English Dictionary definition of cult …

Standard

1: A system of religious veneration and devotion directed towards a particular figure or object: the cult of St Jeremy de Corbyn

1.1: A relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or as imposing excessive control over members: a network of Corbyn worshipping Momentum branches

1.2: A misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular thing: the cult of Corbyn as an end in itself
2: A person or thing that is popular or fashionable among a particular group or section of society: Jeremy Corbyn has become a bit of a cult amongst the middle class in the UK [as modifier]: a cult personality
Origin:

Early 17th century (originally denoting homage paid to a divinity): from French culte or Latin cultus ‘worship’, from cult- ‘inhabited, cultivated, worshipped’, from the verb colere.

Oxford Dictionaries more detailed definition of the word cult

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s