Definition of Fortune hunter

1. Noun. A person who seeks wealth through marriage.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortune Hunter

fortunate
fortunately
fortunateness
fortunatenesses
fortunates
fortune
fortune-teller
fortune-tellers
fortune-telling
fortune cookie
fortune cookies
fortune favors the bold
fortune favors the brave
fortune favours the bold
fortune favours the brave
fortune hunter (current term)
fortune teller
fortune tellers
fortune telling
fortuned
fortuneless
fortunes
fortuneteller
fortunetellers
fortunetelling
fortuning
fortunize
forty
forty-eight
forty-eighth

Literary usage of Fortune hunter

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1. Autobiography of an Actress; Or, Eight Years on the Stage: Or, Eight Years by Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie (1854)
"The fortune hunter. — Miscellaneous Bookmaking.— Evelyn. — Amusing Proposition from an English Publisher. — Singular Mode of violating a Copyright. ..."

2. The British Essayists;: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"THIS morning I received a letter from a fortune- hunter, which, being better in its kind than mea of that character usually write, I have thought fit to ..."

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