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deep pockets

plural noun
an abundance of money or wealth.
Origin of deep pockets
First recorded in 1975-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The baby went into one of his deep pockets where his screams were stifled.

  • When it was full, they began to fill the deep pockets of their shooting-jackets.

    A Terrible Temptation Charles Reade
  • She slipped her hands into the deep pockets and snuggled down into its folds.

  • She wanted to be as close to him as possible while he was emptying the two deep pockets.

    Maezli Johanna Spyri
  • Carmencita's hands were stuck in the deep pockets of her long coat, and again her big blue eyes were raised to her friend's.

    How It Happened Kate Langley Bosher
Contemporary definitions for deep pockets

an individual or organization with substantial financial resources's 21st Century Lexicon
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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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