Definition of fortune hunter in English:

fortune hunter

Pronunciation /ˈfôrCHən ˌhən(t)ər/ /ˈfɔrtʃən ˌhən(t)ər/

Translate fortune hunter into Spanish


  • A person who seeks to become rich through marrying someone wealthy.

    ‘In Singapore, however, Emily realizes that she can't go away with her Englishman and Fred learns that his princess was merely a fortune-hunter.’
    • ‘As for his worries about your being a fortune-hunter when there is no fortune, chalk that up to an artificial barrier he has thrown up.’
    • ‘Instead, fearful of being branded a common fortune-hunter, she quickly told her prospective employer the truth instead.’