deep pocket
noun Date: 1975 1. a person or an organization having substantial financial resources 2. plural substantial financial resources <
a corporation with deep pockets
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deep-pocketed adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Deep pocket — is an American slang term; it usually means extensive financial wealth or resources . It is usually used in reference to big companies or organizations (ex: the American tobacco companies have deep pockets ), although it can be used in reference… …   Wikipedia

  • deep pocket — Pocket Pock et (p[o^]k [e^]t), n. [OE. poket, Prov. F. & OF. poquette, F. pochette, dim. fr. poque, pouque, F. poche; probably of Teutonic origin. See {Poke} a pocket, and cf. {Poach} to cook eggs, to plunder, and {Pouch}.] 1. A bag or pouch;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deep pocket — n. [usually pl.] Informal extensive financial resources; great wealth deep pocket adj. deep pocketed * * * …   Universalium

  • deep pocket — deep pock·et n 1: a person or organization having substantial financial resources esp. for the purpose of paying damages 2 pl: substantial financial resources Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • deep pocket — n. [usually pl.] Informal extensive financial resources; great wealth deep pocket adj. deep pocketed …   English World dictionary

  • deep pocket — noun a source of substantial wealth (usually plural) a patron of the arts should have deep pockets • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑assets * * * deep pocket, Informal. 1. a person or compa …   Useful english dictionary

  • deep pocket — A person or corporation of substantial wealth and resources from which a claim or judgment may be made. Under the deep pocket theory in antitrust law, parent corporation s substantial assets will have an impact on competition in which subsidiary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • deep pocket — A person or corporation of substantial wealth and resources from which a claim or judgment may be made. Under the deep pocket theory in antitrust law, parent corporation s substantial assets will have an impact on competition in which subsidiary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • deep-pocket — adjective see deep pocket …   Useful english dictionary

  • deep-pocket — deep poc·ket …   English syllables

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