follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

fortune hunter

noun
1.
a person who hopes to prosper, especially through marriage to someone of wealth.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90
Related forms
fortune-hunting, adjective, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for fortune-hunter

fortune-hunter

noun
1.
a person who seeks to secure a fortune, esp through marriage
Derived Forms
fortune-hunting, adjective, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for fortune hunter

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for fortune

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with fortune-hunter