chancer


chanc·er

noun \ˈchan(t)-sər\

: someone who takes chances and often does improper things to get an advantage over other people

Full Definition of CHANCER

British
:  a scheming opportunist

Examples of CHANCER

  1. <a two-faced chancer, he doesn't hesitate to dump people when they are no longer of any use>
  2. <betrayed by a chancer who, she mistakenly thought, was her friend>

First Known Use of CHANCER

1959

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