deep pocket


: a person or an organization having substantial financial resources
deep pockets plural : substantial financial resources
a corporation with deep pockets

Examples of deep pocket in a Sentence

argued that the deep pockets will benefit most from the tax cuts
Recent Examples on the Web Last year, the tech industry used its lobbying power in Sacramento to kill one social media bill, and its deep pockets to block another by filing a lawsuit after it was signed into law. Laurel Rosenhall, Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 2023 There's also plenty of utility with these pants, courtesy of the gussets on the front pockets for tools and two deep pockets for even more gear. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 28 July 2023 But while Bertuzzi and Nosek were shopping with deep pockets wide open, Sweeney opted to fill roster spots with guys willing to take huge late-career financial haircuts. Kevin Paul Dupont,, 22 July 2023 And all this chaos financed by powerful outsiders with deep pockets and lots of experience in the global drug business. Julie Turkewitz Victor Moriyama, New York Times, 12 July 2023 Adventurers with deep pockets and a desire to explore the outdoors—as well as a fearlessness to venture into the unknown on battery power alone—will be especially intrigued by the EarthCruiser conversion. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 24 Aug. 2023 As for the pants part of the ensemble, Kelly's look had a wider-legged silhouette and was accompanied by deep pockets at the sides. Adrianna Freedman, Good Housekeeping, 10 Aug. 2023 The design impressed our team with solid stitching and a deep pocket that made for an easy fit around any mattress. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 31 July 2023 The rules have caused teams with deep pockets to be more strategic with how their dollars are allocated. Justin Ray, Robb Report, 20 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of deep pocket was in 1975

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“Deep pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

Legal Definition

deep pocket

deep pock·​et
: a person or organization having substantial financial resources especially for the purpose of paying damages
plural : substantial financial resources
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