opportunist + -ic
opportunistic (comparative more opportunistic, superlative most opportunistic)
- Taking advantage of situations that arise.
- The danger now isn't so much from the AIDS virus itself as from opportunistic infections.
- Taking advantage of situations to advance one's own interests without regard for moral principles.
- You can't trust somebody that opportunistic: he'll stab you in the back the first chance he gets.
taking advantage of situations that arise
said of people who will take advantage of situations