Definition of sought after in English:

sought after

adjective

  • Much in demand; generally desired:

    ‘the most expensive and sought-after perfume’
    • ‘The price shoots up for larger sites in sought-after locations with pre-approved planning.’
    • ‘Hong Kong people love their food - the more sought-after and the more expensive, the better.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A humble Scottish charity shop has emerged as one of the country's most sought-after suppliers of designer fashion.’
    • ‘Government bonds were among the most sought-after financial investments following yesterday's attacks.’
    • ‘Costing over £100 per bottle, this is one of the world's most sought-after champagnes.’
    • ‘The pattern is mirrored in sought-after areas across Scotland.’
    • ‘The most sought-after rarities sell for thousands of pounds.’
    • ‘Anything which can extend life and improve the quality of it is bound to be sought-after by victims and their families.’
    • ‘Banking continues to be one of the most sought-after career choices among students.’
    • ‘The course offered by the college is much sought-after by those desirous of making a career in the film industry.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He was a much sought-after consultant, both for his original ideas and his unrivalled contacts in sport.’
    • ‘As the most popular and sought-after schools are full, parents would then have to find a place at another on their return.’
    • ‘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 versatility of cocoa makes it one of the more popular and sought-after ingredients in the culinary world today.’
    • ‘Morris is now one of the most sought-after choreographers in the world.’
    • ‘Irish vocal and production talent, much sought-after in Europe, barely gets a look in these days.’
    • ‘After this late night triumph she became one of the most sought-after cellists of her time.’
    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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Pronunciation:

sought after

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