Examples from the Web for opportunist
Kardashian, ever the opportunist, no doubt surveyed the gluteus landscape and wanted in on the cultural “conversation.”Kim Kardashian Bares Her Shiny, Bounteous Butt, Breaks the Internet|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ever the shape-shifter and opportunist, he ended his career as a high official in the very empire he had once helped defeat.‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More often, the line between angel and opportunist is blurred.
I could read that opportunist's motives as easily as if he had written them down for my instruction.The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
He regards Mr. Gladstone as having acted under compulsion, and as being an opportunist.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
For they were the conservatives of their day: between '76 and '89 they had gone the usual way of opportunist radicals.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
Montezuma was therefore an opportunist, like Cortes, but there was a vast difference between them.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Above all, he will be no opportunist guided by the turn of events, yielding to pressure or what may appear necessity.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
British Dictionary definitions for opportunist
Word Origin and History for opportunist
1881, from opportunism (q.v.) + -ist. A word in Italian politics, later applied in French by Rochefort to Gambetta (1876) and then generally in English to any who seek to profit from the prevailing circumstances.