in demand

(redirected from high in demand)

in demand

Greatly sought after; desired or required by many people. (Hyphenated if used before a noun; sometime used with the modifier "high" before or in the middle of the phrase.) To the surprise of some, the product has been in high demand since it was first released. Retailers have struggled to maintain stock of the in-demand toy. Now that the property market has begun to boom, construction workers are in demand.
See also: demand

in demand

Sought after, as in The general was in demand as an after-dinner speaker. [Early 1800s]
See also: demand

in deˈmand

wanted by many people; popular: Well-qualified young people with experience in marketing are very much in demand at the moment.
See also: demand
Full browser ?