deep pocket


Definition of deep pocket

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

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from deep pocket

deep-pocketed \ ˈdēp-​ˈpä-​kə-​təd \ adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms for deep pocket



Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of deep pocket in a Sentence

argued that the deep pockets will benefit most from the tax cuts
Recent Examples on the Web Search efforts will resume at 8 a.m. Saturday with plans to have divers search deep pockets of a levee between the Bar X and A crossings that Dodd says is a point of interest. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Service held for girl who died in Tonto Creek as rescuers continue search for 3rd child," 6 Dec. 2019 Tribeca, long one of Manhattan's priciest enclaves, has returned to its roots as a haven for artists—though this time with deeper pockets. Louis Cheslaw, Condé Nast Traveler, "Tribeca Is New York’s Next Big Creative Neighborhood," 12 Nov. 2019 Faced with gargantuan legal bills and without the deep pockets to pay them, Roger Stone is still raising money for his legal defense — just days before his federal trial begins. Anthony Man,, "Days before Roger Stone goes on trial, he’s still raising money to pay for his legal defense," 28 Oct. 2019 Those with deeper pockets can opt for a private office for $2,000 to $8,000 monthly. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, "New Co-Working Club Blackbird for Women of Color Lands in Culver City," 30 Sep. 2019 Could the answer lie in the deep pockets of the manufacturer? Dp Opinion, The Denver Post, "Letters: There is no gray area in Stapleton name debate (8/30/19)," 1 Sep. 2019 Flipkart may have a rich parent now, but Amazon has deep pockets. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Ninjacart investment shows online grocery is going to be the new frontier for Walmart in India," 11 Dec. 2019 While barriers to entry for competitors are high, Virgin Galactic probably won’t have the space tourism market to itself for long and its potential rivals have deep pockets. Chris Bryant | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Is a Huge Financial Risk," 28 Oct. 2019 Despite the growing exodus of leadership roles, the NRA still has deep pockets. Emily Tillett, CBS News, "Fourth NRA board director resigns as turmoil ravages organization," 13 Aug. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'deep pocket.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of deep pocket

1975, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about deep pocket

Time Traveler for deep pocket

Time Traveler

The first known use of deep pocket was in 1975

See more words from the same year

Statistics for deep pocket

Last Updated

19 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Deep pocket.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for deep pocket

deep pocket

deep pock·​et

Legal Definition of deep pocket

1 : a person or organization having substantial financial resources especially for the purpose of paying damages
2 plural : substantial financial resources

More from Merriam-Webster on deep pocket

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for deep pocket

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with deep pocket

Comments on deep pocket

What made you want to look up deep pocket? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


showing steady, earnest care and effort

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

January 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • image1642096650
  • Which is a synonym of bonhomie?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!