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sought-after

[sawt-af-ter, -ahf-] /ˈsɔtˌæf tər, -ˌɑf-/
adjective
1.
that is in demand; desirable:
a sought-after speaker.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for sought after

sought-after

adjective
1.
in demand; wanted
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sought after

Also, much sought after. Very popular, in demand, as in He was much sought after as a throat specialist, particularly by singers. This expression uses the past participle of seek in the sense of “desired” or “searched for.” [ Late 1800s ]
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