deep pocket

noun

1
: a person or an organization having substantial financial resources
2
deep pockets plural : substantial financial resources
a corporation with deep pockets
deep-pocketed
ˈdēp-ˈpä-kə-təd
adjective

Examples of deep pocket in a Sentence

argued that the deep pockets will benefit most from the tax cuts
Recent Examples on the Web Many local developers — particularly those without deep pockets — favored training AI systems and applications via OpenAI’s tools, because they were regarded as industry benchmarks. Bloomberg News, TIME, 26 June 2024 Here's a look at the events filling up the city during Super Bowl week (all times are PT), and – good news for those of us without deep pockets – some of them are even free. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 1 Feb. 2024 But such a development would not preclude major labels from eventually developing their own AI music generators themselves, allowing only large corporations with deep pockets to control generative music tools for the foreseeable future. Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 24 June 2024 And yet an unfinished complex in a prime location nonetheless remains a lure to a handful of real estate investors with deep pockets. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for deep pocket 

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deep%20pocket. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition

deep pocket

noun
deep pock·​et
1
: a person or organization having substantial financial resources especially for the purpose of paying damages
2
plural : substantial financial resources
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