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deep pocket

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deep pocket


: No matter what fathers (deeppocket lads) and schoolteachers (wardens) may think of current slang, to teenagers it is real George all the way

noun phrase

Wealth; available riches and financial security: He felt more comfortable with the deepest pocket available/ a deep pocket, that of an insurance company (1951+)

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deep pocket

Also, deep pockets. A source of substantial wealth or financial support, as in The college relies on the deep pocket of one particular alumna. This term alludes to money-filled pockets. [ ; 1970s ]
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