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
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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 21 Feb. 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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