Part of speech:
(Pejorative, by extension) One who comes to a place or organisation with which they have no previous connection with the sole or primary aim of personal gain, especially political or financial gain.
An ungrateful person.
A person who seeks only or mainly to further his or her own interests
A person in business
An unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel.
An enterprising person.
Taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit.
taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
A social climber.
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