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

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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 But companies owned by venture capital, private equity firms or other deep pocket investors are still eligible. Stephen Gandel, CBS News, "Paycheck Protection Program returns with $285 billion, and there's still room for fraud," 24 Dec. 2020 The Padres, meanwhile, guarantee that first bite happens in San Diego rather than risk arbitration and a mammoth free-agency fight with deep pocket teams in 2025. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Padres eye deal with Fernando Tatis Jr. as unique money factors swirl," 15 Dec. 2020 The Browns offensive line slid its protection, allowing a deep pocket for Jarvis Landry. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, "When the Browns needed a play vs. the Titans, Kevin Stefanski made the perfect calls -- Film Review," 7 Dec. 2020 The fitted sheets feature a deep pocket design that fits all mattresses up to 16 inches deep. Micolette Davis, Houston Chronicle, "These cooling sheet sets are on sale for under $25 in all sizes," 19 Aug. 2020 It’s made from 100 percent polar fleece and contains a deep pocket fitted sheet, flat sheet, and two pillowcases. Popular Science, "Affordable bedsheets to keep you warm all night long," 4 Aug. 2020 Right wing pundits routinely criticize him as a deep pocket for the left, and Kimock has been targeted with some social media criticism for benefiting from Soros’ money. Rafael Olmeda,, "Secret money shakes up Broward State Attorney race at last minute. And even a billionaire has pitched in.," 14 Aug. 2020 The deep pocket on the fitted sheet is great for those of you with plush, Tempurpedic mattresses or mattress toppers and need a fitted sheet that isn’t going to pop up in the middle of the night. Popular Science, "Affordable bedsheets to keep you warm all night long," 4 Aug. 2020 For example, mobile payments company Clover may be able to use the deeper pockets of its parent company, financial technology provider Fiserv, to push ahead during the crisis. Danielle Abril, Fortune, "Square to suffer a ‘steep drop’ as many customers struggle to survive, analysts say," 27 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of deep pocket

1975, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Deep pocket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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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

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