Definition of Fortune hunter
1. Noun. A person who seeks wealth through marriage.
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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 ..."