See also: Opportunist
opportunist (plural opportunists)
- Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.
2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport:
- 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.
someone who takes advantage of any opportunity