chancer


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chancer

(ˈtʃɑːnsə)
n
slang an unscrupulous or dishonest opportunist who is prepared to try any dubious scheme for making money or furthering his or her own ends
[C19: from chance + -er1]
Translations

chancer

[ˈtʃænsəʳ] N (Brit) → trepa mf

chancer

[ˈtʃɑːnsər] narnaqueur/euse m/f

chancer

n (inf)Windhund m (inf)
References in periodicals archive ?
"The other two, Halsion Chancer and Freeforaday, will be running up the straight five-and-a-half-furlong course where it is not such an issue."
When confronted, the chancer admitted being a fake - and fled.
But this chancer has capitalised on the Buckfast mentality to serve up this ' vulgar dish.
Our great country is being run by a political chancer. He is a chameleon, who has surrounded himself with like-minded power hungry acolytes who stick with him so that they stay in their exalted positions.
John Best, trainer of Halsion Chancer and Elspeth's Boy "They're both in good form and very well in themselves.
"If I tell you that, then I'm talking through a hole in my a**." With that admission, some saw a chancer out of his depth.
Every rat, every chancer, every liar who cheats on his wife/girlfriend is now going to wail: "Honestly luv, it's not my fault.
Viewers of the C4 Mersey soap will see chancer Tim, played by Philip Oliver, washed ashore in the Mersey after a booze bootlegging heist with dodgy Christy Murray (Glyn Prichard) backfires.
A SELF-confessed chancer who blagged his way in to see Ireland qualify for Euro 2012 is hoping lightning strikes twice.
CHANCER Del Boy Trotter is hitting our screens again - and this time he really is a boy.
Because the Chancer of the Exchequer's plotting to reduce the dues paid by the very wealthiest.
John Best, trainer of Halsion Chancer "The race wasn't run to suit last time but he was a decent second before that.