[op-er-too-nis-tik, -tyoo-] /ˌɒp ər tuˈnɪs tɪk, -tyu-/

adhering to a policy of opportunism; practicing opportunism.

of or characterized by opportunism
(med) (of an infection) caused by any microorganism that is harmless to a healthy person but debilitates a person whose immune system has been weakened by disease or drug treatment

1889, see opportunist + -ic. Related: Opportunistically.

opportunistic op·por·tun·is·tic (ŏp’ər-tōō-nĭs’tĭk, -tyōō-)


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