Definitions For Opportunist


  • A person who places expediency above principle
  • Someone who tries to get an advantage or something valuable from a situation without thinking about what is fair or right


  • Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit

Is Opportunist a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Opportunist is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Opportunist in a Sentence

  • A political opportunist who changed his health-care plan to win the election
  • Ever the opportunist, she immediately set about becoming the incoming administrator's new best friend

Synonyms for Opportunist

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