a marked man/woman

noun

Definition of a marked man/woman

1 : someone who is famous or who gets a lot of attention Winning the race made him a marked man. As the front-runner, the candidate has become a marked woman.
2 : someone who is not liked or trusted or who is in danger of being harmed His unpopular ideas made him a marked man at work.

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“A marked man/woman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20marked%20man%2Fwoman. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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