Definition of sought after in English:

sought after


  • Much in demand; generally desired.

    ‘the most expensive and sought-after perfume’
    • ‘The location and the listed buildings already on the site promise that they will become some of the most sought-after addresses in the city.’
    • ‘The most sought-after rarities sell for thousands of pounds.’
    • ‘After this late night triumph she became one of the most sought-after cellists of her time.’
    • ‘Anything which can extend life and improve the quality of it is bound to be sought-after by victims and their families.’
    • ‘The versatility of cocoa makes it one of the more popular and sought-after ingredients in the culinary world today.’
    • ‘As the most popular and sought-after schools are full, parents would then have to find a place at another on their return.’
    • ‘Any move to increase the number of sites open to the public would therefore generate a great deal of sought-after tourist revenue for the city.’
    • ‘I've always been embarrassed by our corner bath but now, after years in the decor doldrums, they are much sought-after.’
    • ‘Government bonds were among the most sought-after financial investments following yesterday's attacks.’
    • ‘Banking continues to be one of the most sought-after career choices among students.’
    • ‘Hong Kong people love their food - the more sought-after and the more expensive, the better.’
    • ‘Irish vocal and production talent, much sought-after in Europe, barely gets a look in these days.’
    • ‘Costing over £100 per bottle, this is one of the world's most sought-after champagnes.’
    • ‘A humble Scottish charity shop has emerged as one of the country's most sought-after suppliers of designer fashion.’
    • ‘He was a much sought-after consultant, both for his original ideas and his unrivalled contacts in sport.’
    • ‘Morris is now one of the most sought-after choreographers in the world.’
    • ‘The price shoots up for larger sites in sought-after locations with pre-approved planning.’
    • ‘The course offered by the college is much sought-after by those desirous of making a career in the film industry.’
    • ‘The pattern is mirrored in sought-after areas across Scotland.’
    • ‘Affordable homes in one of the most sought-after streets in York are to be paid for through the sale of other properties in the same development.’
    fashionable, in fashion, voguish, stylish, in style, modish, up to date, up to the minute, modern, ultra-modern, current, prevalent, popular, in favour, in demand, desired, sought-after, all the rage, trendsetting, chic, smart
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