fortune hunter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fortune hunter” in the English Dictionary

"fortune hunter" in British English

See all translations

fortune hunternoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving
someone who ​tries to ​marry a ​person who has a lot of ​money
(Definition of fortune hunter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fortune hunter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 想傍大款的人,一心想找有钱人结婚者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想傍大款的人,一心想找有錢人結婚者…
What is the pronunciation of fortune hunter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

nothing of the kind

used to emphasize a negative statement

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More