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Adjective: opportunist  ,ó-pu(r)'t(y)oo-nist
  1. Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    "It was a highly opportunist grab for as many tickets as possible";
    - opportunistic, timeserving
Noun: opportunist  ,ó-pu(r)'t(y)oo-nist
  1. A person who places expediency above principle
    - self-seeker, chancer [Brit]

Derived forms: opportunists

See also: expedient

Type of: selfish person

Encyclopedia: Opportunist