fortune hunter love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person who seeks wealth, especially through marriage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one who seeks to acquire wealth by marriage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A man or woman who seeks to marry for wealth or fortune.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who seeks wealth through marriage

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Examples

  • With all the mystery surrounding the bride, the house was also crawling with every fortune hunter and lordling with pockets to let, as well as a few cits hoping to improve their social standing through Lady Finch's good favor.

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  • If only her father would find her a fortune hunter as gorgeous as Mr. Windberry, she'd go to her wedding with more resignation.

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  • I can marry a young, ne'er-do-well fortune hunter of my own choosing, or an old, dependable fortune hunter of my father's choice.

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