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deep pockets

noun
1.
an abundance of money or wealth.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for deep pockets
  • In the past few years a new developer with deep pockets has materialized.
  • In other words, without some big help from some deep pockets, clean coal is a no go.
  • The chiropractic profession, unlike big pharma, does not have the deep pockets for long term studies.
  • But although deep pockets help in a downturn, recessions nonetheless create more opportunity for challengers, not less.
  • The cost of ownership is a ton today, thus being almost an impossible task without deep pockets.
  • Roasted meat was served from a tortue, a huge platter with deep pockets to hold the sauce and garnishes.
  • Until now there's never been anyone with deep pockets to bring it all together for a specific application.
  • They will be entrepreneurs with deep pockets and shallow minds.
  • Defendants with deep pockets could incur enormous costs, which would have to be paid by plaintiffs who lost lawsuits.
  • Not many among the old and frail have such deep pockets.
Contemporary definitions for deep pockets
noun

substantial financial resources

noun

an individual or organization with substantial financial resources

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Slang definitions & phrases for deep pockets

deep pockets

noun phrase

Sources of much money; rich persons: Why should she waste time with a turd-kicker like him when there are so many other applicants with deep pockets/ greater news-gathering assets than CNN and deeper pockets to offset losses


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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