fortune hunternoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɔː.tʃuːn ˌhʌn.tər/ us /ˈfɔːr.tʃuːn ˌhʌn.t̬ɚ/ disapproving
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- Should he allow her foolish fancy for a fortune hunter to divert her from the purpose he hoped she would one day cherish?
- The fortune hunter has discovered that he is on a false scent.
- Was she now to decline to the level of this fortune hunter, this crude young Westerner?
- You were a spoiled, capricious beauty when I met with you, and I, merely a fortune hunter.