Definition of cult classic in English:

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cult classic


Something, typically a movie or book, that is popular or fashionable among a particular group or section of society: fans of this cult classic will be thrilled to see it in its original widescreen version his legacy is a spoof documentary which became a cult classic
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  • An unexpected box office success in 1971, Vanishing Point has become a beloved cult classic in the eyes of its admirers.
  • A tighter, more logical screenplay would have turned this into a cult classic.
  • The first RoboCop movie was awesome and is no doubt a cult classic.

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Syllabification: cult clas·sic

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