Etymology
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self-seeker (n.)

"one who seeks his own selfish interest, to the detriment of justice and mercy," 1630s, from self-seeking or else from self- + seeker.

updated on April 19, 2022

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Definitions of self-seeker from WordNet

self-seeker (n.)
a person who places expediency above principle;
Synonyms: opportunist
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