a marked man/woman

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

marked play
  1. : having an identifying mark

  2. : having a distinctive or emphasized character

  3. : enjoying fame or notoriety

man play
  1. : an individual human

  2. : a man belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)

  3. : husband

  1. : to supply with people (as for service)

  2. : to station members of a ship's crew at

  3. : to serve in the force or complement of

woman play
  1. : an adult female person

  2. : a woman belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)

  3. : womankind


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