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English definition of “fortune hunter”

fortune hunter

noun [C] uk   disapproving us  
someone who tries to marry a person who has a lot of moneyFinding a partner
(Definition of fortune hunter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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