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fortune hunter

noun as in seeker of wealth

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Oh, I am not the first fortune hunter who has found a skull or serpent where he had hoped to find gold!

In that case, sir, you must not be surprised to find yourself regarded by the young lady's father as a fortune hunter.

She was poor; she had nothing then to tempt a fortune hunter, and thank Heaven I can say I was never that.

He set Forbes down as a fortune-hunter willing to marry a much older woman of moderate means.

It is so easy to love Lucy, for Lucy's sake, that even a fortune-hunter would be in danger of being caught in his own trap.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fortune-hunter, such as: golddigger, moneygrubber, self-server, and tufthunter.

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