See also: Opportunist

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From French opportuniste.

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opportunist (plural opportunists)

  1. Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance their own situation, placing expediency above principle.
    • 2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      James Milner's angled free-kick was headed on to the post by the tireless Bent and Lampard the opportunist was perfectly placed to stoop and head in from virtually on the goal-line.

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