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pimp

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noun \ˈpimp\

Simple Definition of pimp

  • : a man who makes money illegally by getting customers for prostitutes

Full Definition of pimp

  1. :  a criminal who is associated with, usually exerts control over, and lives off the earnings of one or more prostitutes

Examples of pimp

  1. <the sting operation nabbed 15 prostitutes and two pimps>



Origin of pimp

probably akin to British dialect pimp small bundle of sticks, Middle English pymple papule, German Pimpf young boy, kid, literally, little fart, Pumpf, Pumps fart


First Known Use: 1701

Rhymes with pimp


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pimp

verb

Simple Definition of pimp

  • : to get customers for prostitutes : to work as a pimp

Full Definition of pimp

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make use of often dishonorably for one's own gain or benefit

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to work as a pimp

Examples of pimp

  1. <a movie actress who pimped everybody she ever met as she clawed her way to the top>



1745

First Known Use of pimp

1745


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