Meaning of “opportunist” - Learner’s Dictionary

opportunist

noun [ C ] uk us /ˌɒpəˈtjuːnɪst/

someone who tries to get power or an advantage in every situation

opportunistic uk us /ˌɒpətjuːˈnɪstɪk/ adjective

using a situation to get power or an advantage

(Definition of “opportunist” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)