pimping

adjective
pimp·​ing | \ ˈpim-pən How to pronounce pimping (audio) , -piŋ \

Definition of pimping

2 chiefly dialectal : puny, sickly

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Examples of pimping in a Sentence

got paid only a pimping amount of money as a reporter for a small newspaper

First Known Use of pimping

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pimping

probably akin to Middle English pymple papule — more at pimp

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The first known use of pimping was in 1640

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“Pimping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pimping. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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