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Meaning of OPPORTUNIST

Pronunciation:  `√Ępurt'oonust

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who places expediency above principle
  2. [adj]  taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
 

OPPORTUNIST is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: expedient, opportunistic, self-seeker, timeserving
 
 See Also: backscratcher, carpetbagger, hustler, operator, selfish person, timeserver, wheeler dealer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Op`por*tun"ist\, n. [Cf. F. opportuniste.]
One who advocates or practices opportunism. [Recent]

 

 

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