deep pockets
An ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.

Out of deep pockets in three weeks flowed 18 six-figure gifts totaling $3,100,000.


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  • deep pockets — Ⅰ. deep pockets ► if you say that an organization or a person has deep pockets, you mean that they have a lot of money to spend: »The sleek new car promises to do well, but it takes deep pockets to market premium cars across Europe. Main Entry:… …   Financial and business terms

  • deep pockets — If someone has deep pockets, they are wealthy …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • deep pockets — 1. n. a good source of money. □ We need to find some deep pockets to finance this venture. □ Deep pockets are hard to find since the stock market crashed. 2. n. a rich person. □ The awyer went after the doctor who was the deep pockets of the… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • deep pockets — 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 pockets —    A person or organization who has a lot of money has deep pockets.     Andy s business is not doing well at the moment. He says he needs a friend with deep pockets! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • deep pockets — if an organization or a person has deep pockets, they have a lot of money. Anyone who tries to help that company will need deep pockets it is nearly bankrupt …   New idioms dictionary

  • deep pockets — np Much money. Her boyfriend has deep pockets. 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • deep pockets — rich, wealthy, filthy rich, loaded    Jerry can pay your legal fees. He s got deep pockets …   English idioms

  • deep pockets —  Companies or investors with lots of money.  ► “Speaking at the annual Public Risk Management Association conference, attorney Cheryl L. Duryea . . . said that public official’s liability is a growing area of the law. She attributed the growth… …   American business jargon

  • deep pockets — n. a person with a lot of money. They ve got deep pockets, so it s not a waste of money for them …   English slang

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