deep pocket

noun

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

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

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argued that the deep pockets will benefit most from the tax cuts
Recent Examples on the Web Penske emphasized that in several interviews and in his speech Tuesday in front of some of Indiana’s deepest pockets and biggest influencers in government, politics and sports. Nathan Brown, Indianapolis Star, "Roger Penske's short-term IndyCar, IMS ownership plans: Investing in 'fan experience', no 'automatic qualifiers'," 8 Jan. 2020 The owners of Mastro’s Steakhouse are betting big on San Francisco’s deep pockets with the opening of their 14,000-square-foot, three-level restaurant on Friday. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "Mastro’s opens Friday in Union Square with $240 Kobe beef, $50 cocktails," 19 Dec. 2019 Tiffany, which is trying to transform its brand to appeal to younger and more digital shoppers, could use a company with deep pockets to help expand its business. CBS News, "French luxury group LVMH buying Tiffany for $16.2 billion," 25 Nov. 2019 For smaller companies without Huawei’s deep pockets, the opportunities are more constrained. Shelly Banjo, Fortune, "‘A 5-Year Setback for Technology.’ Bill Gates Says His Axed Nuclear Reactor in China Is a Trade War Warning," 22 Nov. 2019 But winning takes talent and the Dodgers have sustained on-field success while not compromising their farm system with Friedman heading the front office of a franchise with deep pockets. Los Angeles Times, "Dodgers want Andrew Friedman back, but something is holding up extension," 28 Sep. 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, sun-sentinel.com, "Days before Roger Stone goes on trial, he’s still raising money to pay for his legal defense," 28 Oct. 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

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First Known Use of deep pocket

1975, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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16 Feb 2020

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“Deep pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deep%20pockets. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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deep pocket

noun
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

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