Origin of sought-after
How to use sought-after in a sentence
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Where the U.S. once sought to train several divisions worth, the latest effort is for just 3,000 troops.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Two and a half millennia ago, Siddhartha Gautama sought enlightenment.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
He had not estimated that if Jean Baptiste sought his wife secretly, it must have been because he wished to avoid him.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
There are five general heads under which the characteristics to be sought may be grouped.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
British Dictionary definitions for sought-after
Other Idioms and Phrases with 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]