Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


When De Breulh referred to fortune-hunters, was this a side blow at Andre?

The influx of fortune-hunters dotted the area with tents and diggings.

Trixy has six hundred a year settled on her, and they were afraid of fortune-hunters.

I believe you consider all men mercenary, and fortune-hunters.

Such also, I suppose, may be placed in the category of fortune-hunters.

I do not propose to abridge the liberties of even this army of fortune-hunters.

The whole region was alive with fortune-hunters, from every quarter of the country.

Yes; but my wife must have a hundred a year of her own in Consols, to protect me from fortune-hunters—lone, lorn lamb that I am!

Miss Manvers must be a fair target for fortune-hunters, Long; are there any such in Trafton?

She had a horror of fortune-hunters, and wanted me to be loved for myself, and be as happily married as she had been before me.