soldier of fortune
soldier of fortune definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a mercenary soldier, esp. one seeking adventure or excitement
- any adventurer
soldier of fortune definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. soldiers of fortune
One who will serve in any army or undertake risky tasks for personal gain or love of adventure.