- an abundance of money or wealth.
Origin of deep pockets
First recorded in 1975–80
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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. [Slang; 1970s]
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