self-seeker

Definitions of self-seeker
  1. noun
    a person who places expediency above principle
    synonyms: opportunist
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    backscratcher
    someone who is willing to trade favors or services for mutual advantage
    bottom feeder
    an opportunist who profits from the misfortunes of others
    carpetbagger
    an outsider who seeks power or success presumptuously
    hustler, operator, wheeler dealer
    a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
    timeserver
    one who conforms to current ways and opinions for personal advantage
    wire-puller
    one who uses secret influence (i.e. pulls wires or strings) for his own ends
    type of:
    selfish person
    a person who is unusually selfish
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