fortune hunter


noun

a person who hopes to prosper, especially through marriage to someone of wealth.

Nearby words

  1. fortunate,
  2. fortunately,
  3. fortune,
  4. fortune cookie,
  5. fortune five hundred,
  6. fortune-hunter,
  7. fortune-teller,
  8. fortuneteller,
  9. fortunetelling,
  10. forty

Origin of fortune hunter

First recorded in 1680–90

Related formsfor·tune-hunt·ing, adjective, noun

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