deep pockets


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deep pocket

n.
often deep pockets A source of substantial wealth or financial support: an investor with deep pockets.

deep′ pock′ets


n.pl.
an abundance of financial resources.
[1975–80]
References in classic literature ?
He pictured to himself the anxious projector of the enterprise, who had disbursed so munificently in its outfit, calculating on the zeal, fidelity, and singleness of purpose of his associates and agents; while they, on the other hand, having a good ship at their disposal and a deep pocket at home to bear them out, seemed ready to loiter on every coast, and amuse themselves in every port.
Captain Giles, however, staring at the place where the Steward had been, began to haul at his gor- geous gold chain till at last the watch came up from the deep pocket like solid truth from a well.
After a little while he opened his outer wrapper, which appeared to me large enough to wrap up the whole coach, and put his arm down into a deep pocket in the side.
The BDP Youth Wing chairperson and parliamentary hopeful for Tati West, Mr Moabi Mavange issued a stern warning, especially to the youth not to be hoodwinked by the disingenuous lot with deep pockets.
"Let's be very honest, TV3's history commercially was quite chequered, but we survived and then to have been bought by Virgin, who have deep pockets, means there is now sense of security that wasn't there before.
He tweeted an article about the decision with the warning: "PS0 can never be a charge, therefore @ HaltonBC I hope you have deep pockets."
A STOCK-market analyst said the possible third telecommunication firm in the country must have deep pockets while facing stringent conditions set by the government.
Deep Pockets EVEN when first to reach the bar To put his hand in his pocket was a step to far He once contemplated buying the first drinks Once again he pulled back from the brink Taking constant advantage of others good nature This was not his most redeeming feature Almost always last to approach the bar No matter if he travelled near or far Deep pockets and very short hands We his mates find this hard to understand There is no need to name names He knows himself who is to blame?
Don't get us wrong, we are all for a bit of retro dressing but Emilia's blue and white frock with its deep pockets veers from vintage Don't get us wrong, we are all for a bit of retro dressing but Emilia's blue and white frock with its deep pockets veers from vintage into fancy dress territory.
THE North Sea oil and gas industry is better supported by the "deep pockets" and "broad shoulders" of the UK economy than it would be if Scotland was independent, the Prime Minister has said.
Heading into his fifth season in charge of the team, Fernandes, also owns QPR FC, is no longer prepared to dip into his considerably deep pockets to fund a marque that has yet to score a single point in 77 races.
Temptation looms for "the next government to seek assistance from beyond the EU and International Monetary Fund, its principal creditors," reports Tony Barber for the Financial Times, and representatives of parties, both conservative and leftist, have expressed interest in nurturing closer ties with Russia, Venezuela, China and other nations with deep pockets. But such ties could carry heavy security and economic costs, with Europe's nominal GDP near double that of Russia and China's combined.