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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opportunist, self-seeker(adj)

    a person who places expediency above principle

  2. opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving(adj)

    taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit


  1. opportunist(Noun)

    Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Opportunist

    name given to a politician whose policy it is to take advantage of, or be guided by, circumstances.

Editors Contribution

  1. Opportunist

    Opportunist is a person who takes advantage of opportunities as and when they arise or show up, regardless of planning and principle.

    Emeasoba George

    Submitted by emeasoba_g on February 28, 2018


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Opportunist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Opportunist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Opportunist in a Sentence

  1. Di Guilio:

    It’s sickening. She’s an opportunist. How do you sleep when you do something like this?

  2. Matt Fleming:

    He is not a Republican, he is not a Democrat, he is an opportunist, we completely condemn what he says and what he stands for.

  3. Ashraf Ghani:

    Opportunist terrorists went among the protestors and set off explosions that killed and wounded a number of our countrymen including security and defense personnel.

  4. Mohamed Abdel Salam:

    Many problems were solved. Saleh was an opportunist, he would take whatever was there, what he got was a natural result. We think any future of Yemen would be more stable without Saleh.

  5. National Review:

    Trump is a philosophically unmoored political opportunist who would trash the broad conservative ideological consensus within the GOP (Republican Party) in favor of a free-floating populism with strong-man overtones.

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